General Meeting/Minutes/2013-05-02

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  • Attendance: 12
  • Minutes of April 4 meeting approved.
  • Lead by Phil Odence

Business Team Report - Jack/Scott

  • Focus has been on Summit
  • Themes for the year are:
    • Farming for input
      • Survey was launched at LinuxCon, Phil driving
      • First step in gathering data
    • Improving documentation
  • Also some good work going on in reaching out to projects:
    • Apache
    • Yocto

Legal Team Report - Jack

  • Last meeting mostly focused on the action item list and getting updates

Tech Team Report - Gary

  • Two meetings since Collab Summit have involved
    • Sifting through the good inputs from the Bake Off
      • All ideas gleaned have been input into Bugzilla for tracking
    • Reviewing a proposal for 1.2
    • Discussing Daniel German's proposal for text matching
      • Overall positive discussion
      • Some concern about technical complexity of regular expressions
      • May be ways to simplify
      • Needs to be discussed cross functionally with Legal Team.
        • Jilayne to set up, perhaps using upcoming legal call time.

Cross Functional Issues – Phil

  • Web Site Update - Jack
    • Up with new Wiki
    • Discussion about how to field and address questions about using the Wiki
      • Some thoughts of a new mailing list, but there wasn't a lot of appetite for the idea.
  • Survey
    • Big push at Collab Summit and to all mailing lists
    • 24 responses to date
    • Discussion about how to get more responses.
      • Mike Dolan took action to get into the LF newsletter


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck
  • Jilayne Lovejoy, OpenLogic
  • Gary O'Neall, SourceAuditor
  • Kirsten Newcomer, Black Duck
  • Michael Herzog, nexB
  • Jack Manbeck, TI
  • Tom Incorvia, Microfocus
  • Scott Lamons, HP
  • Pierre Lapoint, nexB
  • Matt Germonprez, U of Nebraska Omaha
  • Mark Gisi, Wind River
  • Mike Dolan, Linux Foundation