[squeak-dev] Meeting Report for 4/21/2010

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Apr 26 22:31:39 UTC 2010

Yes. The Squeak Oversight Board meets twice a month. I had not posted these notes here yet because I was waiting on [1] to be uploaded.

- Bert -

On 27.04.2010, at 00:25, Derek O'Connell wrote:
> Hi Bert, did you mean to repost last weeks mtg notes?
> -D
> On 26/04/10 22:12, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> http://squeakboard.wordpress.com/2010/04/23/meeting-report-for-4212010/
>> Last week we decided to do notes in a round-robin manner, so Bert is
>> writing the report this time. Everyone except Randal was present
>> (Andreas, Bert, Chris, Craig, Jecel, Juan).
>> First we had some virtual champagne over the 4.1 release. Yay! Might
>> need a little more publicizing though.
>> Joining the SFC is still a top-priority. We received a current draft
>> of the agreement. We are putting it up here [1], please have a look
>> if you are interested.
>> We spent some time discussing the new interest in documentation,
>> which we are very excited about. To give this the proper visibility,
>> we think it should be made part of the release, and also be linked
>> directly from squeak.org. To arrive at a plan of action swifter than
>> by week-long mailing list discussions, we suggest that the interested
>> folks meet on IRC soon.
>> Jecel pointed out that on the project list [2], there were few
>> commercial applications listed done in Squeak. That might give the
>> impression that the community was somehow opposed to commercial use,
>> which couldn’t be further from the truth. So let’s add some
>> commercial examples there (and if there are too many, make another
>> page). Please send in links with a short description!
>> Finally we want to thank Ian Trudel for taking the initiative with
>> surveying [3] the community. We support the initiative, and are eager
>> to see the results so we can take them into account in our future
>> work.
>> And remember, anyone subscribed to squeak-dev can now contact the
>> Board directly at board at squeak.org thanks to magic pixy dust
>> sprinkled by Ken on every one of you!
>> [1]
>> http://ftp.squeak.org/docs/squeak-sponsorship-agreement-apr19.pdf [2]
>> http://www.squeak.org/Projects/ [3]
>> http://lists.squeak.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2010-April/149047.html
>> - Bert - (for the SOBs)

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