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On 05-02-2012 19:26:36 +0000, Markos Chandras wrote:
> > I'd like to discuss the recently received email on "official
> > permission to promote Gentoo on Facebook as Gentoo Linux Poland
> > group", and in particular whether this is something for the
> > Council, or for the trustees instead.
> I am sure there are many Gentoo "Friends" websites out there and I
> don't think all of them ever asked us to do it. I don't think it is a
> problem for us to solve as it is impossible ( and clearly undesirable
> ) to manage these sites separately. However, we need to protect
> Gentoo's name in case we spot a bad PR from a so-called Official
> Gentoo website out there :)
As Rich answered, it's a Trustees thing.
> Shouldn't PR be part of this discussion as well? I'd say it is
> actually their job. Council's role is mainly technical directions in
> Gentoo and PR is not our responsibility or area of expertise I must say.
You hit the nail on its head. Can the Council think of any technical
issues/solutions that can help to disseminate. Further, I think we
should delegate the original mail to the Trustees and PR, or proxy for
Gentoo on a different level