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To: Patrick Lauer <bugs@...>, gentoo-nfp@g.o
From: Luca Barbato <lu_zero@g.o>
Subject: Re: The fluffy kitten manifesto
Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 22:51:44 +0100
Patrick Lauer wrote:
> (*) Copyrights.

Good call

> (*) Paperwork and representing Gentoo in other regions

More than interesting

> (*) Define and discuss the roles of the Trustees
> Paper-pushers? Guardians of the good mood? Visionaries? What exactly is the 
> role of the Trustees, and how are they supposed to do it?
> 	- board of advisors: Sounds like a great idea, needs to be discussed
> 	- Be more visible and accessible


> (*) PR
> This is inherently Community-building etc. If Trustees don't work on it 
> actively they should at least see to it that PR is always staffed. Important 
> for perception, keep good news flowing!
> 	- Website redesign, needs to be revived and finally done. Part of PR / public 
> perception
> 	- status reports: make it easy to see that gentoo is very alive. Improves 
> communication. Doesn't have to be much, but people have no idea where to 
> search!

Is that a trustee or a council thing? Well probably everybody would like
to have an improved website, shall we go back with a reopened contest?

I do like polling from time to time all the people to get a clue, pr
people could help passing the news or doing the polling by themselves,
nothing exactly related to the trustee IMHO.

> (*) What NeddySeagoon said. There's not much one can add to that, It's a great 
> manifesto.


> (*) Internal politics:
> Opinions are good. Disagreements are expected. Constant flaming and asshattery 
> is not useful. Affects the public perception too, so Trustees should lead the 
> discussion on CoC and other social guidelines. 

Ehm, trustee or council? Devrel/userrel in the very end.

Beside the trustee vs council vs $project points I like your summary =)



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
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