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Annual Discussion with openSUSE Board

Annual Discussion with openSUSE Board

The openSUSE Board (Richard Brown, Gertjan Lettink, Christian Boltz, Sarah Julia Kriesch, Ana María Martínez Gómez and Simon Lees) will present the outcome of their last F2F meeting, where they started driving its collective agenda for the next year.

After that, everybody is welcome to ask questions, give feedback, make suggestions and present ideas.

Richard Brown

May 27, 2018

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  1. openSUSE Board “Leads” the overall Project • Act as a

    central point of contact • Helps resolve conflicts • Facilitate decision making processes where needed • Communicates community interests to SUSE (and visa versa) • Initiates discussions about new project-wide initiatives
  2. Communication with the Board • Talk to us at [email protected]

    • Add items to our agenda – https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE_talk:Board_meetings • Public discussions welcome on [email protected]
  3. Wiki Changes • Restructured Board information • Updated https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Board •

    Board Meetings https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Board_meetings • Board Elections & Membership – Work in Progress • New Theme • We are adding an open license to news.opensuse.org
  4. Mailinglists • New list [email protected] • Dedicated support mailinglist •

    Reducing noise on opensuse-factory@ – “bugzilla-first” – opensuse-support@ for “I’m not sure if this is a bug” problems
  5. Feature Requests • openFATE is shutting down • Wasn’t actively

    being used by our developers • Report directly to upstream (via Bugzilla, GitHub, etc) • Work underway to document correct location for various openSUSE projects & components
  6. Private Bugs • SLE Bugs are private by default –

    This is a problem when we work together – We work together a lot • Temporary Solution – mail [email protected] • Long Term – SUSE are committed to finding a solution that works, without sharing customer data
  7. Friends of openSUSE openSUSE sponsors many different projects and conferences

    we would like to make this more obvious, if you know of other examples please tell us
  8. Matrix • Decentralised open source chat / messaging service •

    Can be integrated with IRC and other protocols • We are considering adding a server to supplement our existing chat options • What do you think?
  9. Service Packs • Upgrading is one of the biggest concerns

    for inexperienced people • openSUSE has an amazingly smooth upgrade path • To help with preconceptions about upgrades, what about Leap 15 SP1 rather than Leap 15.1?
  10. Conference Organisation • The openSUSE Asia community is an exceptional

    example of how to manage organising conferences • They have a committee responsible for – The calls for locations and papers – Assisting the local organisation team – Finding sponsors • We would like to create one for the openSUSE Conference • If you’d like to be involved get in contact with the board
  11. Agenda • Board intro 4 RICHARD 5 EVERYONE • Face

    to Face Meeting 6-7 RICHARD • Communication with the Board 8 ANA • Wiki changes, official pages, theme change 9 ANA • Ambassadors/Advocates winddown 10 SIMON • Mailinglists – opensuse-support@ / Factory policy 11 SIMON • openFATE/Feature Requests 12 SARAH • Studio source (Maybe) RICHARD • Private Bugs 13 CHRISTIAN • Projects 14 ANA • Partners 15 ANA • Matrix 16 GERTJAN • Service Packs 17 GERTJAN • Conference Location/Committee SIMON • Conference Feedback for next meeting ANA
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