Meeting Minutes online 2012-05-16

kelly kelly at
Thu May 24 03:10:02 UTC 2012

On Tue, 22 May 2012 23:54:21 -0700
Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden at> wrote:

> On 05/22/2012 06:57 AM, Cyber Penguin wrote:
> I think the highest priority "step" is to get the work done, so we
> have a useful software product to release.
> Can you name a few successful open source software projects in which
> "everyone who gets in touch with the system" votes to determine what
> those who actually contribute to the software product (code, or
> artwork, or documentation -- *anything* that ends up part of the end
> product), and those who provide its online infrastructure (servers,
> bandwidth, etc.) must do, and which have formally adopted project
> governance models that specify this?  Links to these existing
> governance documents would be really helpful.

-->  Libranet.
> So far I am (a) not convinced that there is a need for Lubuntu to
> adopt any governance model other than the one it is already under,
> that of Ubuntu as a whole; and (b) not convinced that the governance
> model being proposed has any successful real-world precedent
> whatsoever in the area of open source software projects.
> I am open to hearing solid convincing evidence for either or both of
> these things.
> Lastly for now, (c) it is unclear to me what adopting the proposed
> governance model would mean in practice, in terms of specific changes
> to how the work of maintaining and releasing Lubuntu is carried out.
> Can you provide specific examples to clarify this?

-->  Tyrants love control.
> Thanks,
> Jonathan


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