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Date: Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 20:51
Hello all,

This is the end of summer, we all got back home after GUADEC, happy
and exhausted, we polished patches and merged branches, and here we
are, with a new release out, and what a release!, it's 3.13.90, the
first beta release of this cycle.

It's full of niceties. Lookup the time of any place in the world
directly from a shell search thanks to Clocks new search provider.
Watch Boxes install a Debian VM all automatically (this is thanks to
Lasse Schuirmann, and the occasion to thank all GSOC students!). Or
simply spend the evening playing a new game, Hitori.


To compile GNOME 3.13.90, you can use the jhbuild modulesets published
by the release team (which use the exact tarball versions from the
official release):

   https://developer.gnome.org/jhbuild/stable/
   http://download.gnome.org/teams/releng/3.13.90/


The release notes that describe the changes between 3.13.4 and 3.13.90
are available. Go read them to learn what's new in this release:

  core - https://download.gnome.org/core/3.13/3.13.90/NEWS
  apps - https://download.gnome.org/apps/3.13/3.13.90/NEWS

The GNOME 3.13.90 release itself is available here:

  core sources - https://download.gnome.org/core/3.13/3.13.90
  apps sources - https://download.gnome.org/apps/3.13/3.13.90


WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!
--------------------------

This release is a snapshot of development code. Although it is
buildable and usable, it is primarily intended for testing and hacking
purposes.  GNOME uses odd minor version numbers to indicate
development status.

For more information about 3.13, the full schedule, the official
module lists and the proposed module lists, please see our colorful
3.13 page:

  https://www.gnome.org/start/unstable


Cheers,

        Fred
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Date: Friday, 15 Aug 2014 00:00
Hello all,

We would like to inform you about the following:
* GNOME 3.13.90 beta tarballs due
* API/ABI, UI and Feature Addition Freeze; String Change Announcement Period
* New APIs must be fully documented
* Writing of release notes begins


Tarballs are due on 2014-08-18 before 23:59 UTC for the GNOME 3.13.90
beta release, which will be delivered on Wednesday. Modules which were
proposed for inclusion should try to follow the unstable schedule so
everyone can test them.  Please make sure that your tarballs will be
uploaded before Monday 23:59 UTC: tarballs uploaded later than that
will probably be too late to get in 3.13.90. If you are not able to
make a tarball before this deadline or if you think you'll be late,
please send a mail to the release team and we'll find someone to roll
the tarball for you!





New APIs must be fully documented


Writing of release notes begins


For more information about 3.13, the full schedule, the official
module lists and the proposed module lists, please see our colorful 3.13
page:
   http://www.gnome.org/start/unstable

For a quick overview of the GNOME schedule, please see:
   https://wiki.gnome.org/Schedule

Thanks,
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Date: Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 17:56
= Minutes for Wednesday, July 30th, 2014, 10:00 UTC =

== Next meeting ==

 * Friday, August 15th, 2014, 16:00 UTC

== Attending ==
 * Ekaterina Gerasimova
 * Rosanna Yuen
 * Marina Zhurakhinskaya
 * Jeff Fortin
 * Sriram Ramkrishna
 * Tobias Mueller
 * Andrea Veri
 * Karen Sandler

=== Regrets ===

=== Missing ===

== Board Meeting Agenda ==

 * Job opportunities perks discussion for adboard members
  * Post job opportunities coming from adboard members on social networks (on mission, GNOME related jobs with strong free software component)
  * Discuss job opportunities on engagement-private

 * Rosanna's title:
  * In the absence of an Executive Director, there are documents that need to be signed on behalf of the organization for which it is inconvenient to have a board member sign. For example, at least one of those forms require the signatory to be a US person.
  * In order to have the ability to respond quickly when there's a need for the foundation, it makes sense for Rosanna as a longtime employee to have signing authority, which requires a specific title (ex: CFO? Director of Operations?) in the eyes of US authorities.
  * Accordingly the board appointed Rosanna as Director of Operations. She will submit a draft job description and will have bi-annual reviews
  * ACTION: Rosanna to write a job description for the Board to review before her new position to become effective

 * Brand use requests
  * https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/private/board-list/2014-July/msg00079.html
   * Wants to create GNOME merchandise for sale on the Brazilian market
   * We used to have an agreement with some org in Brazil?
   * ACTION: Rosanna to look into brand use contracts that she has on paper and scan them

 * OPW - next round and beyond
  * The OPW organizers (Marina and Karen) want the program to grow
  * Should we still keep the OPW program financially bound to the GNOME Foundation? Should OPW stay with the GNOME Foundation?
  * Can there be a legal structure to allow OPW some autonomy?
  * Does the GNOME Foundation and directors ideologically support OPW?
   * What does ideologically supporting the OPW mean?
    * It means supporting initiatives that encourage and support women's participation in free software, including paid internships, a women's dinner, and code of conduct.
    * (as clarified later via e-mail) This question was just about ideological support - something that would extend to GNOME participating in OPW if it's run by another organization or the GNOME Foundation running OPW if it's just GNOME internships (as it started out). Whether the GNOME Foundation should consider it a part of its mission to run OPW, which includes multiple organizations and whether the GNOME Foundation should be running OPW as it grows from the practical point of view are separate questions.
   * Opinion asserted that it is possible to support the OPW while not supporting the way that it is implemented
  * Upon consulting with Rosanna, there is a general consensus that the GNOME Foundation can administer the program for the next round
  * Renaming the program as it grows beyond OPW?
   * The goal for the next round is to be a pilot for accepting people from other underrepresented backgrounds by being open to the graduates of Mozilla's Project Ascend, which is for underprivileged people in the US
   * The goal for future rounds would be to be open to people of color in US and Europe, and later to underrepresented people geographically
   * VOTE: should the GNOME Foundation expand OPW such that graduates of Mozilla's Project Ascend that are otherwise qualified for participation in GNOME's program (without the requirements regarding gender) be eligible to apply as a pilot for including other minorities in the diversity program
    * +1 Kat, Jeff, Andrea, Marina, Karen, Sri; -1 Tobias
  * Should OPW organizers have the authority to sign certain types of contracts with more limited Board's approval? (discussion and vote on the mailing list)
  * Karen and Marina indicated that they will explore alternative options for OPW's administrative home.

 * Groupon

== Discussed on the mailing list ==
 * GNOME and GitCafe cooperation
  * Setting up a mirror of git.gnome.org as a first step
  * Brainstorm for more ideas to improve our cooperation
 * GNOME PERU FEST 2014 reimbursement

== Completed Actions ==
 * Jeff to send the agenda to the adboard
 * Marina checked with engagement team about re-sharing GNOME-related job offers from adboard members

== Pending action items ==
 * Andrea to improve board's docs about what a Board member should know before participating to board's decisions and discussions
 * Andreas to put together a GNOME supporter card for our donors
 * Andreas, Joanie to draft thank you letters to our donors
 * Andreas to investigate the GNOME gifts situation
 * Andreas to ask Karen and Pam how much we should disclose to the community about the ongoing discussion with Groupon
 * Emmanuele to send Zana and Tobi an update on FoG donors gifts
 * Jeff to lead the efforts with parties that are interested in sponsorship to prepare a new text hopefully for the next meeting
 * Joanie to draft a proposal for the photography policy at GNOME conferences to discuss on foundation-list
 * Joanie and Karen to meet and discuss about the photography policy for GNOME events
 * Kat to create a private wiki page on the web services accounts holders and passwords
  * Allan and Kat decided to go for a private git account instead for security reasons
 * Kat to draft a proposal for a privacy policy for review
 * Kat to draft a contract template for future use organizations for which we handle money
 * Karen to write the Privacy policy for GNOME services
 * Karen will look at gnome-software privacy issues from a legal standpoint
 * Marina will work with Jeff to shuffle around some paragraphs in the travel sponsorship policy to make it more clear
 * Tobi to continue pursuing the fund collection in Europe
 * Tobi to talk to Andrea to move the !PayPal data extraction scripts over to the GNOME infrastructure
 * Tobi will mention that we pay for lwn codes when sending the offer to donors
 * Tobi will implement that "no gift" on the FoG page also means no LWN subscription
 * Sri to investigate better uses of adsense/adwords on the GNOME websites
 * Sri to communicate to Rosanna and work on the donation for the West Coast hackfest
 * Sri, Marina, Kat to work on establishing criteria for drafting for the hiring committee for the ED role 
 * Zana to check the inventory of merch she has in storage (low priority)
 * Zana to look into brand usecontracts that she has on paper and scan them


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Date: Thursday, 07 Aug 2014 15:28

The GNOME.Asia Committee is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for hosting the GNOME.Asia during the 2nd quarter of 2015.

The GNOME.Asia Summit is the featured annual GNOME Conference in Asia. The event focuses primarily on the GNOME desktop, but also covers applications and the development platform tools. It brings together the GNOME community in Asia to provide a forum for users, developers, foundation leaders, governments and businesses to discuss both the present technology and future developments.

GNOME.Asia Summits have been held in Beijing, Ho-Chi-Minh City, Taipei, Bangalore, Hong Kong Seoul and Beijing respectively over the last seven years. The Summit’s preference is to find a new location each year in order to we spread GNOME throughout Asia and we are looking for local organizers to rise to the challenge of organizing an excellent GNOME event. The GNOME.Asia committee will assist in the process, but there is a definitive need for individuals to be actively involved and committed to the planning and execution of the event.

You can learn more about GNOME.Asia Summit at our website: http://www.gnome.asia

Interested parties are hereby invited to submit a formal proposal to the gnome-asia-committee-list<at>gnome<dot> org . The deadline for the proposals is September 1, 2014. Please email your proposal to gnome-asia-committee-list<at>gnome<dot> org. We might invite you to present your proposal in more details over our regular IRC meetings or send you additional questions and requests. Results will be announced by the third week of September, 2014.

The conference will require availability of facilities for 3-5 days, including a weekend, during the 2nd quarter of 2015 (between March and June). Final event dates should avoid other key free software conferences or other events that may have conflict and will be confirmed together with other GNOME teams which might get involved. Key points which each proposals should consider and which will be taken into account when deciding among candidates, are:

  • Local community support for hosting the conference.
  • Venue details. Information about infrastructure and facilities to hold the conference should be provided.
  • Preliminary schedule with main program & different activities.

  • Information about how Internet connectivity will be managed.

  • Lodging choices ranging from affordable housing to nicer hotels, and information about distances between the venue and lodging options.
  • The availability of restaurants or the organization of catering on-site, cost of food/soft drinks/beer.
  • The availability and cost of travel from major Asian and European cities.
  • Local industries, universities and government support.
  • Please provide a reasonably detailed budget (sponsorships, expenses, etc).
  • Provide plans for local sponsorship’s

Please refer to the official web site of GNOME.Asia [1]. Please also check the GNOME.Asia Summit check list [2], howtos [3] and the winning proposal for 2012 [4] when putting together a proposal.

You are welcome to contact gnome-asia-committee-list<at>gnome<dot> org if you have any questions.

Please help to spread the word and we are looking forward to hearing from you soon!

GNOME.Asia Committee

[1] http://wiki.gnome.org/GnomeAsia

[2] http://2011.gnome.asia/about/gnomeasia/event-organization-checklist

[3] http://2011.gnome.asia/about/gnomeasia/summit-planning-howto

[4] http://wiki.gnome.org/GnomeAsia/2012Summit/Bids?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=Proposal_of_HongKong_GNOME_Asia_Hackfest_2012_20120124.pdf

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Date: Tuesday, 05 Aug 2014 15:25

GUADEC 2014 ended last week, and we’ve put together a gallery of images from the conference. Thanks again to the conference organisers, as well as all our sponsors, for making this fantastic event possible.

Many thanks to Garrett LeSage, Jakub Steiner, Hylke Bons and Allan Day for the photos.

Andrea Casillas ends her talk, Jim Hall delivers his keynote on the first day: Lapo Calamandrei and Benjamin Otte talk CSS on the steps to the conference venue. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Wayland hacking at the cafeteria. (Photo by Allan Day.) Attendees talk and hack on the venue steps. (Photo by Allan Day.) Nathan Willis gives his keynote, Christian Hergert. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Scott Reeves. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Jeff Fortin. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Allan Day. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Jasper St. Pierre Matthias Clasen gives his talk, Jan-Christoph Borchardt gives his talk, Attendees after the second conference day. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Javier Jardón at the football and picnic social. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Cosimo Cecchi at the football and picnic social. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Football in the park. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Christian Hergert at the football and picnic social. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Council of Europe. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Football in the park. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) St. Paul's Church. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Benjamin Otte gives his talk: Attendees gather outside the conference venue. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Yosef Or Boczko. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Lubosz Sarnecki at the football and picnic event. (Photo by Allan Day.) Olav Vitters and Shivani Poddar at the park. (Photo by Allan Day.) Emmanuelle Bassi and the football and picnic event. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Sri Ramkrishna at the football and picnic event. (Photo by Allan Day.) Fabiana Simões and Bastian Hougaard at the football and picnic event. (Photo by Allan Day.) Attendees listen to a talk. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Lasse Schuirmann gives his lightning talk. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Attendees talk outside the venue. (Photo by Jakub Steiner.) Jasper St. Pierre gives his talk on Zeeshan Ali gives his talk, Lapo Shivani Poddar gives her lightning talk. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Anuj Khare gives his lightning talk. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Parin Porecha gives his lightning talk. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Marcos Chavarria Teijeiro gives his lightning talk. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Arnel A. Borja gives his lightning talk. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Sai Suman Prayaga gives his lightning talk. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Karen Sandler gives her talk: Mark Simpson shoots at Le Snooker . (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Robert Bragg at Le Snooker. (Photo by Hylke Bons.) Allan Day at Le Snooker. (Photo by Garrett Le Sage.) Javier Jardón at Le Snooker. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Owen Taylor gives his talk, Lionel Landwerlin presents Ekaterina Gerasimova and Julita Inca Chiroque give out a prize at the end of the lightning talks. (Photo by Garrett Le Sage.) Volunteers gather on stage for the conference closing. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Andreas Nilsson shows the location of GUADEC 2015. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Rain in Strasbourg. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Federico Mena Quintero at the crypto and privacy BoF. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Strasbourg Cathedral. (Photo by Garrett LeSage.) Attendees walk into the sunset. (Photo by Garrett Le Sage.) Bastian Hougaard at the Engagement Team BoF. (Photo by Hylke Bons.) Andreas Nilsson at the Engagement BoF. (Photo by Hylke Bons.) Fabiana Simões takes the whiteboard at the Engagement BoF. (Photo by Hylke Bons.)
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Date: Tuesday, 05 Aug 2014 12:53
= Minutes for Tuesday, July 25th, 2014, 16:00 UTC =

== Next meeting ==

 * Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 09:00 UTC

== Attending ==
 * Ekaterina Gerasimova
 * Rosanna Yuen
 * Marina Zhurakhinskaya
 * Jeff Fortin
 * Sriram Ramkrishna
 * Tobias Mueller 
 * Emmanuele Bassi (outgoing board)
 * Andreas Nilsson (outgoing board)
 * Andrea Veri (afternoon)

=== Regrets ===
 * Karen Sandler
 * Joanmarie Diggs (outgoing board)

=== Missing ===

== Board Meeting Agenda ==

 * Documenting our board decisions/measures wrt finances
  * Documented on the wiki: if a budget is 4 weeks late, expenses should be frozen; non-essential spending is currently frozen, although some exceptions have been made

 * Financial plans and ideas for the remainder of 2014 and til Q2 2015
  * Missing invoice payments

 * Pants award

 * Groupon

 * Visa reimbursement policy
  * The board voted to reimburse for a rejected visa which triggered a discussion
  * Suggestion to modify policy text
  * Board can make exceptions for items which are normally not sponsored (https://wiki.gnome.org/Travel for a list of those items)
  * '''ACTION''': Marina will shuffle around some paragraphs to make it look nicer now.
  * '''ACTION''': Jeff will lead the efforts with interesting parties to prepare a new text hopefully for the next meeting 

 * Friends of GNOME - perks
  * Do we want to buy 25 new LWN tokens?
   * +1: Kat, Tobi, Jeff, Marina, Andrea (Sri missing)
   * Rosanna will buy tokens
   * '''ACTION''': Tobi will mention that we pay for lwn codes when sending the offer to donors
   * '''ACTION''': Tobi will implement that "no gift" on the FoG page also means no LWN subscription

 * Receiving Donations in the EU via the WHS
  * Tobi sent around a new draft to the board
  * Tobi also sent it to the WHS and waits for feedback

 * Preparing for the GUADEC AGM (reports session & open floor): Andreas Nilsson to chair the sessions

 * GUADEC 2015
   * We probably need to be more flexible with the date as the venue is being renovated
   * Discuss the availability of a venue and any other issues with the Gothenburg organization team

To be discussed on Wednesday morning at GUADEC:
 * Outstanding brand use requests (ex: Julio Cesar Caraça's mail sent to licensing< at > on 7 Jul 2014 20:05:14 -0700, titled: "Sharing an idea...")
 * Taking pictures for the Foundation's Web site
 * OPW - next round and beyond (on July 30, when Karen is there)

== Discussed on the mailing list ==
 * happybirthdaygnome.org renewal

== Completed Actions ==
 * Rosanna to contact Emily about the state of the GNOME.Asia payment
 * Marina to contact the GNOME.Asia local team on their current budget (obsolete)
 * Kat to contact Karen and Pam about the trademark use request from Carol Hanson
 * All Directors to reply Andreas's/Kat's email on board list about visa fees reimbursements (partially complete; obsolete)
 * Tobi to draft a new WHS agreement after the feedback from the board
 * Emmanuele to draft a date and time for the post-release meeting (obsolete from 3.12)
 * Jeff to send the agenda to the advisory board list for the upcoming meeting on the 30th at GUADEC
   * Kat to book a restaurant for advisory board meeting

== Pending action items ==
 * Andrea to improve board's docs about what a Board member should know before participating to board's decisions and discussions
 * Andreas to put together a GNOME supporter card for our donors
 * Andreas, Joanie to draft thank you letters to our donors
 * Andreas to investigate the GNOME gifts situation
 * Andreas to ask Karen and Pam how much we should disclose to the community about the ongoing discussion with Groupon
 * Emmanuele to send Zana and Tobi an update on FoG donors gifts
 * Jeff to lead the efforts with parties that are interested in sponsorship to prepare a new text hopefully for the next meeting
 * Jeff to send the agenda to the adboard
 * Joanie to draft a proposal for the photography policy at GNOME conferences to discuss on foundation-list
 * Joanie and Karen to meet and discuss about the photography policy for GNOME events
 * Kat to create a private wiki page on the web services accounts holders and passwords
  * Allan and Kat decided to go for a private git account instead for security reasons
 * Kat to draft a proposal for a privacy policy for review
 * Kat to draft a contract template for future use organizations for which we handle money
 * Karen to write the Privacy policy for GNOME services
 * Karen will look at gnome-software privacy issues from a legal standpoint
 * Marina will shuffle around some paragraphs to make it look nicer now
 * Marina check with engagement team about re-sharing GNOME-related job offers from adboard members
 * Tobi to continue pursuing the fund collection in Europe
 * Tobi to talk to Andrea to move the !PayPal data extraction scripts over to the GNOME infrastructure
 * Tobi will mention that we pay for lwn codes when sending the offer to donors
 * Tobi will implement that "no gift" on the FoG page also means no LWN subscription
 * Sri to investigate better uses of adsense/adwords on the GNOME websites
 * Sri to communicate to Rosanna and work on the donation for the West Coast hackfest
 * Sri, Marina, Kat to work on establishing criteria for drafting for the hiring committee for the ED role 
 * Zana to check the inventory of merch she has in storage (low priority)

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Date: Saturday, 02 Aug 2014 23:33
 [ Please reply to desktop-devel-list< at >gnome.org ]

André Klapper suggested we should make more use of the doap files. As a
result of that together with GUADEC, the following changes have been
made on git.gnome.org:

1. New categories: Core, Core Apps, Apps
   Note: Not every module has been put into right category. If you spot
   errors, please let release-team< at >gnome.org know. I'm planning to add
   some cross checks in the release team scripts to ensure everything
   is and stays aligned.

2. "Owner" field shows programming language
   This is taken from the programming-language field in the doap file.
   You can specify multiple programming languages. Piotr Drąg and André
   Klapper ensured that most Core/Core Apps/Apps modules have these
   fields. This should make it easier for someone to suggest a good up
   to date overview of modules to start off with.
   Note: Unfortunately cannot rename the "Owner field" into programming
   language ☹

3. Stats per week/month/quarter/year
   https://git.gnome.org/browse/gtk+/stats/?period=q&ofs=10
   e.g. Matthias Clasen apparently does most gtk+ commits.


To ensure that the doap file can be used for more purposes, the
following additional fields are now mandatory for Core/Core Apps/Apps
modules:

- programming-language
- description

DOAP files are only checked when you change them. Changes are reflected
almost immediately.

For the full details behind these DOAP files, see:
https://wiki.gnome.org/Git/FAQ#How_do_I_add_a_description_to_the_git_web_view.3F__What_is_this_.22blah.doap.22.3F


Aside from above I also slightly changed the wiki.gnome.org header
(e.g. shows RecentChanges+Schedule again). The Schedule is IMO quite
important.
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Date: Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 16:15

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The main part of GUADEC 2014, the premier annual GNOME conference, has just ended in Strasbourg, France. The core days are made up of talks, keynote presentations, as well as the GNOME Foundation Annual General Meeting.

The GUADEC core days have been packed with exciting, interesting talks. There were presentations on important initiatives in GNOME, such as Wayland and continuous performance testing. GTK+ had a strong presence, with talks on GTK+ dialogs, CSS, and the GTK+ Scene Graph Toolkit. There was also a whole day of talks on GTK+ applications.

The final core day ended with an enthusiastic lightning talk session (these are short, five minute talks on a subject of the presenter’s choosing), followed by a conference closing which included a standing ovation for the local organising team. The final day also included the third GUADEC keynote, delivered by Matthew Garrett, on the future of the desktop.

GUADEC would not be complete without social events, of course, and this year’s event was no exception. Highlights included a a snooker and pool evening and the regular GUADEC football match, which was followed by a picnic.

Another regular feature of GUADEC is the annual pants award, where one individual is picked out for their special efforts over the year. This year, that award went to Alexandre Franke, who was the brains behind this year’s GUADEC, and who also works to coordinate GNOME’s presence at FOSDEM.

GUADEC has been fantastic, as usual. There have been a lot of important, exciting discussions and talks, and the conference has been an opportunity to make important plans for the future. Though the core days are now over, the GNOME community will be busy in Strasbourg for three more days, as the schedule switches to working sessions (known as BoFs, or Birds of a Feather sessions).

Many thanks to the sponsors of this year’s GUADEC: Google, Red Hat, Igalia, SUSE, Ubuntu, Seafile, code.csdn.net, and GitCafe. This wonderful event would not have been possible without your help.

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Date: Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 00:00
Hello all,




For more information about 3.13, the full schedule, the official
module lists and the proposed module lists, please see our colorful 3.13
page:
   http://www.gnome.org/start/unstable

For a quick overview of the GNOME schedule, please see:
   https://wiki.gnome.org/Schedule

Thanks,
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Date: Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 14:01

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The curtains are up on GUADEC 2014, and the first keynote was delivered by Jim Hall. Jim is the Director of Information Technology at Morris, University of Minnesota, and he presented his work on usability in GNOME. We took some time to talk to Jim about his keynote and about his research on GNOME.

Nowadays many designers are interested in user experience rather than usability. Do you believe that usability alone is still relevant?

Usability and user experience are related, but different. Usability is about getting something done; user experience is about the user’s emotional impression. Lots of things can affect the emotional experience of a graphical desktop like GNOME. Colors, fonts, location of elements, and window decorations are just some of the things that can influence how a person feels about using GNOME. That’s the user experience.

Usability focuses on the user. The general rule about usability is that people use programs to be productive, and they are busy people who are trying to get things done. Through usability testing, the user decides when a product is easy to use. Because if a program is hard to use, no one will want to use it. And if they don’t use the software, then they won’t have an emotional experience about it.

So I believe that usability and user experience go hand-in-hand. Programs need to be pleasant (user experience) but people need to be able to use them, too (usability).

In your experience, what are the biggest difficulties you can incur in arranging an user testing?

It is critical to plan a usability test around the users. Who are the users? Do you only expect programmers to use it, or is it intended for a general audience? With GNOME, that means everyone, so any usability test of GNOME must be designed for “general users with average knowledge.”

The next step is to decide what tasks those users need to do in GNOME. What are these general users trying to get done? In this usability test, we wanted to focus on new design patterns, but we first had to work out a set of tasks that real people would probably do: manage some folders and files, browse the web, take some notes, and so on.

Once you figure out what the usability test should cover, the hardest part is to make sure the tasks are realistic. You want each task to be something a real person would probably do in GNOME. But avoid using words or terms that actually appear in the program. That would only test if the user can match your task description to a menu item. Instead, you want to describe things using general terms. For example: when I asked testers to increase the font size on a website, I didn’t use the word “font.” Instead, the task was:

“You don’t have your glasses with you, so it’s hard to read the text on the website. Please make the text bigger on the website.”

You have done a lot of work on improving usability in GNOME: what was the hardest issue you found and the biggest satisfaction you have got?

I was really glad to see Allan and the other GNOME folks create entries in the GNOME Bugzilla. It’s really satisfying to see GNOME developers taking usability seriously.

In doing the usability test, it is hard to watch someone struggle to complete a task. You can’t give hints; you almost have to sit on your hands to keep from saying “the menu item you’re looking for is right there.” You must let the tester explore for themselves, in order to understand how users interact with your program.

I was surprised by some of the test results. For example: installing a program using Software. When testers searched for the program (“Robots”) they got a list of programs that matched the search, and a convenient “Install” button they could click. But if they navigated through the categories to find the program, the “Install” button was in the upper-right corner, and users didn’t see it. Instead, they clicked on the link to visit the program’s website, which got them totally off track. So testers either completed this task very easily, or they were not able to do it at all.

What do you expect from this GUADEC?

This is my first time at GUADEC, so I really don’t know what to expect. I have attended other similar conferences, so I expect to meet lots of interesting people. I am a very friendly person, so if you see me, please do say hi.

While I’ve visited other countries, this is my first trip to France. Unfortunately, I don’t have any French, so I am hoping someone will help help keep me from getting lost. I also speak conversational Spanish and a little bit of Klingon, but neither will help me in France. :-)

Can you give us a quick introduction to your GUADEC keynote?

My keynote will be a summary of my usability research with GNOME. This is based on my Master’s capstone project, which you can download from my blog: “Usability Themes in Open Source Software.”

The presentation walks through the usability test of GNOME. I think folks will be very interested in the “heat map” of the usability test, which shows how testers fared in the test. It’s a new way to share results of a usability test, and I think it helps to make issues more clear.

I will wrap up with a discussion of five themes from this usability test: how GNOME developers can extend this usability test to help them with other GNOME programs.

Many thanks to Jim for all his work, and for his excellent keynote presentation.

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= Minutes for Tuesday, July 18th, 2014, 16:00 UTC =

== Next meeting ==
 * Tuesday, July 25th, 2014, all day at GUADEC

== Attending ==
 * Ekaterina Gerasimova
 * Rosanna Yuen
 * Marina Zhurakhinskaya
 * Andrea Veri
 * Jeff Fortin
 * Karen Sandler
 * Sriram Ramkrishna

=== Regrets ===
 * Tobias Mueller 

=== Missing ===

== Board Meeting Agenda ==

 * Election of officers
  * President
   * Jeff
     * VOTE: +1 Marina, Kat, Sri; abstain Jeff, Andrea, Karen
   * Andrea
     * VOTE: +1 Marina, Karen; abstain: Jeff, Andrea, Kat, Sri
    * Jeff is the president
  * Vice president
   * Useful to have a president or vice president or CFO based in the USA for signing paperwork
   * Marina
    * VOTE: +1 Andrea, Jeff, Karen, Sri, Kat; abstain Marina
   * Marina is the vice president
  * Secretary (also discuss time period for publication of minutes)
   * Andrea
    * VOTE: +1 Kat, Karen, Marina, Sri, Jeff; abstain Andrea
   * Andrea is the secretary
  * Vice secretary
   * no nominations, ask Tobi
  * Treasurer
   * Kat
    * VOTE: +1 Karen, Marina, Sri, Jeff, Andrea; abstain Kat
   * Kat is the treasurer
 * Finalizing the meeting time for the new Board
  * Friday and Thusdays are best days
  * 16:00 UTC on Friday is best
  * Re-evaluate when the daylight savings time comes in
 * Monthly financial update
  * Monthly update
   * Many invoices paid.
   * All invoices for 2014 have been sent out. Additional income will only come from donations.
  * Planned spending
  * GNOME.Asia reimbursements (approx. $15000)
   * VOTE: +1 Marina, Jeff, Kat, Andrea
  * Accessibility campaign invoice $30000
   * VOTE: +1 Kat, Marina, Jeff, Andrea
  * OPW travel reimbursements
   * Suggestions
    * Reimburse interns without vote if all corresponding invoices are paid
    * Reimburse interns without vote if only the corresponding invoice is paid
    * Discuss at GUADEC in more detail
   * VOTE: reimburse USD 500 each to Brena Monteiro (Wikimedia) and Sara Mansouri (Mozilla) for
           travel to internship-related events?: +1 Kat, Marina, Karen, Jeff, Andrea

== Discussed on the mailing list ==

 * Privacy campaign
 * Visa fees reimbursements
 * Anti-harassment policy (a Code of Conduct for GNOME events)
 * Funding for yearbooks
 * Anti-harassment policy
  * The organisers proposed the same policy as for FOSDEM
  * Marina proposed a longer, more specific policy
  * VOTE: +1 Marina, Jeff, Karen, Andrea, Sriram; -1 Kat
 * OPW travel reimbursement for Maja Frydrychowicz (Mozilla)
  * VOTE: +1 Marina, Karen, Jeff, Andrea, Sri, Kat
 * Practice agreement for an intern's university
 * Partnership opportunity for dotCSS
 * GNOME Privacy Policy

== Completed Actions ==

 * Andreas, Joanie to draft thank you letters to our donors (obsolete)
 * Andreas to ask Karen and Pam how much we should  disclose to the community about the ongoing discussion with Groupon
 * Kat to contact Karen and Pam about the trademark use request from Carol Hanson
 * Marina to contact the GNOME.Asia local team on their current budget (done long ago)
 * Rosanna to contact Emily about the state of the GNOME.Asia payment (done long ago)

== Pending action items ==
 * All Directors to reply Andreas's/Kat's email on board list about visa fees reimbursements 
 * Andreas to put together a GNOME supporter card for our donors
 * Andreas to investigate the GNOME gifts situation
 * Emmanuele to send Zana and Tobi an update on FoG donors gifts
 * Emmanuele to draft a date and time for the post-release meeting
 * Joanie to draft a proposal for the photography policy at GNOME conferences to discuss on foundation-list
 * Joanie and Karen to meet and discuss about the photography policy for GNOME events
 * Kat to create a private wiki page on the web services accounts holders and passwords
  * Allan and Kat decided to go for a private git account instead for security reasons
 * Kat to draft a proposal for a privacy policy for review
 * Kat to draft a contract template for future use organizations for which we handle money
 * Karen to write the Privacy policy for GNOME services
 * Karen will look at gnome-software privacy issues from a legal standpoint
 * Tobi to continue pursuing the fund collection in Europe
  * Tobi to draft a new WHS agreement after the feedback from the board
 * Tobi to talk to Andrea to move the !PayPal data extraction scripts over to the GNOME infrastructure
 * Sri to investigate better uses of adsense/adwords on the GNOME websites
 * Sri to communicate to Rosanna and work on the donation for the West Coast hackfest
 * Sri, Marina, Kat to work on establishing criteria for drafting for the hiring committee for the ED role 
 * Zana to check the inventory of merch she has in storage (low priority)

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The first day of this year’s GUADEC conference has wrapped up in Strasbourg, France. As usual, there were lots of fond reunions for long-standing contributors, as well as new faces who got their first chance to meet fellow GNOME contributors face-to-face.

In the morning, Jim Hall gave a well-received keynote on his user testing work on GNOME. Jim has been working closely with the GNOME Design Team, and has been helping to identify usability issues in GNOME’s applications. His presentation described his testing methodology, and presented the results of his tests. There was a positive response to Jim’s talk, and plans are already underway to resolve the issues he found for the next GNOME release, version 3.14.

The schedule also included a range of talks, covering both developments in GNOME, as well as more general issues in Free Software. There were presentations on GNOME’s geolocation framework, the new GObject to SQLite Data Mapper, and GStreamer. There were also talks on ownCloud design, women’s participation in technology, intellectual property, and Free Software business models.

The day ended with the first part of the GNOME Foundation Annual General Meeting. Representatives from each of GNOME’s teams gave a summary of their work over the past year, including accessibility, documentation, design, engagement, the Release Team, system administration, outreach, and GNOME.Asia.

Tomorrow there will be more talks, another keynote, and lightning talks from GNOME’s interns.

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Date: Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 06:45

GUADEC, the main GNOME conference, is about to start in Strasbourg, located in the eastern part of France. It will gather users, developers, governments and businesses to talk about the status and future of the GNOME project between the July 25 and August 1.

“More than 10 years after the first GUADEC in Paris, the French GNOME community is very proud and excited to host GUADEC once again.”
- Christophe Fergeau, member of the local organizing team

Strasbourg_Cathedral

As always, the conference schedule features talks, hackfests, and social events for the attendees. Besides that, Matthew Garrett, Nathan Willis, and Jim Hall will deliver this year’s keynotes. They will discuss topics such as the place of free software in the automotive market, the future of the desktop, and usability aspects of GNOME.

GNOME.org will be updated during GUADEC, sharing the highlights of the conference with those who couldn’t be there. You can also follow what’s happening via #guadec on Twitter and Google+. More information about GUADEC 2014 is available at the official GUADEC website, including the conference’s schedule.

The GNOME Foundation wishes everyone a great conference! And a huge thank you to the local organizing team for all the time and effort they put into making this year’s GUADEC happen!

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Date: Friday, 25 Jul 2014 15:28
Salut à tous!

Here the new GNOME release just in time for GUADEC, this time from Strasburg!!
Remember this is a development release, so go ahead and test it, break
it, send bug report and patches!

And of course enjoy GUADEC!

To compile GNOME 3.13.4, you can use the jhbuild[2] modulesets
published by the release team[3] (which use the exact tarball
versions from the official release).

The release notes that describe the changes between 3.13.3 and 3.13.4
are available. Go read them to learn what's new in this release:

core - http://download.gnome.org/core/3.13/3.13.4/NEWS
apps - http://download.gnome.org/apps/3.13/3.13.4/NEWS

The GNOME 3.13.4 release itself is available here:

core sources - http://download.gnome.org/core/3.13/3.13.4
apps sources - http://download.gnome.org/apps/3.13/3.13.4


WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!
--------------------------

This release is a snapshot of early development code. Although it is
buildable and usable, it is primarily intended for testing and hacking
purposes. GNOME uses odd minor version numbers to indicate development
status.

For more information about 3.13, the full schedule, the official module
lists and the proposed module lists, please see our colorful 3.13 page:
http://www.gnome.org/start/unstable

For a quick overview of the GNOME schedule, please see:
http://live.gnome.org/Schedule

Regards,
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Date: Friday, 25 Jul 2014 14:00

Every edition of GUADEC is organized by passionate contributors who work hard to welcome the GNOME community to their home town or country. They are part of what we call the Local Organizing Team, and they make sure GUADEC has a place and the structure needed to happen.

afranke_pontscouvertsThis year’s GUADEC is being organized by a team led by Alexandre Franke, who lives in Strasbourg. Alexandre is a GNOME Foundation member since 2010, and also a very active member of the GNOME community in France. He’s currently the coordinator of our French Translations Team, and the treasurer of the GNOME-FR group.

Alexandre has been leading the organization since 2012, when the bid for Strasbourg was accepted by the GNOME Foundation Board of Directors. With GUADEC starting tomorrow, we took the chance to talk to him about the experience of organizing the conference in his hometown:

Why makes Strasbourg a great place for GUADEC?

Strasbourg is very active in the Free Software world, but GNOME is not very well represented here. By making the GNOME community come to Strasbourg, we have the opportunity to reach out to the local community and raise awareness of the project.

I also hope the institutional role of the city will inspire our attendees. With the European Court of Human Rights just around the corner, we’re dealing with Freedom on a different level than just software.

What is the the most exciting part of organizing GUADEC?

I was born and raised in Strasbourg and have been living in the area for 30 years. I’m a bit biased, but I think Strasbourg is the most beautiful city in the world. I’m really excited to have the GNOME community in my hometown, and to have these wonderful people discover it.

What is the most challenging part of organizing GUADEC?

We had a bad surprise five weeks before the event, when we learned we couldn’t have the venue we planned to have since 2012. It was a crisis that led to many sleepless nights, and a huge relief when Epitech told me they’d be happy to provide the venue for the event.

What is your favorite place in Strasbourg? Which places should we check out?

There are several museums in Strasbourg, all worth visiting. My favorite one is the Museum of Modern Art. I like to go there and sit for a while in front of the 54m² painting by Gustave Doré, “Le Christ quittant le prétoire“. Once I’m done visiting, I usually go to the café on the roof, where I can enjoy the most beautiful view of Strasbourg. And while you’re there, you can go for a walk in la Petite France!

You can also add those to your checklist:

  • Place de la République, in the Neustadt, built by the German Empire
  • The zoo at the Parc de l’Orangerie is the best spot to see the storks.
  • And, of course, the Cathedral.

afranke_museumofmodernart

Thanks for the tips, Alexandre! And, most of all, thanks so much for having the GNOME community in Strasbourg!

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Date: Friday, 18 Jul 2014 19:55
The GUADEC organization team is happy to announce the availability of the
registration form [1] for the upcoming GUADEC to be held in Strasbourg,
France at Epitech, a software engineer school in the heart of the city, is
glad to welcome our community and host the venue [2] for the event! This
year we are going to include a list of participants to the event online at
[3].

Once registered to the event do not forget we also provide a set of badges
[4] you can use to share on your website! Let everyone know you are coming
to such a great event held in one of the most beautiful cities of Europe!

About GUADEC

The GNOME Users And Developers European Conference (GUADEC), is an annual
conference taking place in Europe, whose prime topic is the development of
the GNOME desktop environment which sees many participants from all over
the world.

[1] https://www.guadec.org/register
[2] https://www.guadec.org/venue
[3] https://www.guadec.org/participant-list
[4] https://www.guadec.org/media

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Date: Friday, 18 Jul 2014 19:49

The GUADEC organization team is happy to announce the availability of the registration form for the upcoming GUADEC to be held in Strasbourg, France at Epitech, a software engineer school in the heart of the city, is glad to welcome our community and host the venue for the event! This year we are going to include a list of participants to the event online at https://www.guadec.org/participant-list.

Once registered to the event do not forget we also provide a set of badges you can use to share on your website! Let everyone know you are coming to such a great event held in one of the most beautiful cities of Europe!

About GUADEC

The GNOME Users And Developers European Conference (GUADEC), is an annual conference taking place in Europe, whose prime topic is the development of the GNOME desktop environment which sees many participants from all over the world.

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wiki: https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20140701

= Minutes for Tuesday, July 1st, 2014, 16:00 UTC =

== Next meeting ==
 * Friday, July 18th, 2014, 16:00 UTC

== Attending ==
 * Joanmarie Diggs (previous board)
 * Ekaterina Gerasimova
 * Emmanuele Bassi (previous board)
 * Rosanna Yuen
 * Andreas Nilsson (previous board)
 * Marina Zhurakhinskaya
 * Andrea Veri
 * Jeff Fortin
 * Tobias Mueller

=== Regrets ===
 * Karen Sandler

=== Missing ===
 * Sriram Ramkrishna

== Board Meeting Agenda ==

 * Welcome new board!
  * This is the first meeting with both the outgoing and incoming board.
  * People on the outgoing board are invited in advisory capacity
until the official hand over meeting at GUADEC
  * Only newly elected (and re-elected) board members can vote
  * Are officials going to be appointed at GUADEC?
   * We have early regrets from Karen and Tobi, who are going to be
travelling on the 25th
   * We should move the appointment of the new officers of the board
to the meeting before GUADEC
  * Explanation of the procedures of the board
   * Voting
   * Conflict of interests
   * Further discussion at the in person meeting at GUADEC

 * Monthly financial update
  * Financial year starts on October 1st
   * We generally should have a budget by that date
   * If we don't have a budget within 30 days the board voted to
automatically freeze all non-essential expenditures
  * Outlook of the financial situation of the Foundation for the
benefit of the new board members
   * Something to do for the upcoming year is to ensure companies are
invoiced at the start of January to mitigate delays
   * Sent out new invoices for GUADEC sponsoring
   * We have sent all the adboard invoices
    * After they have been paid, we are going to rely on personal donations
   * We are also holding money for other organizations
    * This money is in our care, but it's not ours to use

 * Events
  * GUADEC 2014
   * Sponsors
    * New sponsors from China
     * Added GUADEC sponsorship on top of their GNOME.Asia one
     * The board would like to thank Emily Chen for her work
    * Canonical reached out to us
    * We should try to get more sponsors
     * Marina is contacting Collabora, Mozilla, and the Linux Foundation
     * Marina also wants to contact CERN - European organization,
employs GNOME developers, uses RHEL
    * Possibly have lower rungs of sponsorship for smaller
companies/organization
    * Party sponsorship is another venue of funding
     * Not necessarily cheaper, depending on the location and type of the party
    * '''ACTION''': Jeff to follow up with potential sponsors for
GUADEC and brainstorm new ideas
    * People to follow up on authorization for two invitations to GUADEC on-list
   * Funds
    * GUADEC 2013 leftover money has been transferred to LiLo for GUADEC 2014
    * Approx USD 4000
   * Travel sponsorships
    * Committee is almost done with sponsorship requests
    * Under budget
    * Some last minute requests
   * Pending vote for invitation letters for GUADEC
    * To be completed on the list
  * GNOME.Asia
   * Leftover funds: USD ~6000
   * Discussed on board-list to have Emily Chen hold on to those funds
to reimburse travel sponsorship from China
    * Easier to bypass all the issues with moving funds back and forth
    * Emily will transfer the leftover funds after reimbursements
    * Expected: USD 2000

 * Receiving Donations in the EU via the WHS
  * No new update

 * Gandi discounts / promo codes for Foundation Members
  * Andrea has followed up with Gandi
  * Andrea is going to send an email after getting more information

 * Next meeting
  * Potential conflcts for various new/old board members
  * To be discussed on the board list

== Discussed on the mailing list ==

 * Privacy campaign
 * Visa fees reimbursements

== Pending action items ==
 * All Directors to reply Andreas's/Kat's email on board list about
visa fees reimbursements
 * Andreas to put together a GNOME supporter card for our donors
 * Andreas, Joanie to draft thank you letters to our donors
 * Andreas to investigate the GNOME gifts situation
 * Andreas to ask Karen and Pam how much we should  disclose to the
community about the ongoing discussion with Groupon
 * Emmanuele to send Zana and Tobi an update on FoG donors gifts
 * Emmanuele to draft a date and time for the post-release meeting
 * Joanie to draft a proposal for the photography policy at GNOME
conferences to discuss on foundation-list
 * Joanie and Karen to meet and discuss about the photography policy
for GNOME events
 * Kat to create a private wiki page on the web services accounts
holders and passwords
  * Allan and Kat decided to go for a private git account instead for
security reasons
 * Kat to draft a proposal for a privacy policy for review
 * Kat to draft a contract template for future use organizations for
which we handle money
 * Kat to contact Karen and Pam about the trademark use request from
Carol Hanson
 * Karen to write the Privacy policy for GNOME services
 * Karen will look at gnome-software privacy issues from a legal standpoint
 * Marina to contact the GNOME.Asia local team on their current budget
 * Tobi to continue pursuing the fund collection in Europe
  * Tobi to draft a new WHS agreement after the feedback from the board
 * Tobi to talk to Andrea to move the !PayPal data extraction scripts
over to the GNOME infrastructure
 * Sri to investigate better uses of adsense/adwords on the GNOME websites
 * Sri to communicate to Rosanna and work on the donation for the West
Coast hackfest
 * Sri, Marina, Kat to work on establishing criteria for drafting for
the hiring committee for the ED role
 * Zana to check the inventory of merch she has in storage (low priority)
 * Rosanna to contact Emily about the state of the GNOME.Asia payment


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Date: Monday, 14 Jul 2014 19:15

The GNOME foundation is happy to welcome its new GNOME Board of Directors who were recently elected
for the 2014-2015 term.

The new board consists of the following new members: Karen Sandler, Jeff Fortin, Andrea Veri while Ekaterina Gerasimova, Sriram Ramkrishna, Tobias Mueller and Marina Zhurakhinskaya continues to serve. All Board members are key contributors and together represents the diversity of the GNOME community .

“The very first feelings I had when I was elected on the Board of Directors have not only been a great joy and pleasure but also a strong motivation and spirit of responsibility for what concerns the decisions and dedication every Board member should be enlightened with during his yearly commitment” -Andrea Veri

Serving on the board is very a challenging task that involve many difficult decisions, we wish the new board the best of luck in the the upcoming year.

The Foundation wants to express a special thanks to the outgoing board members: Andreas Nilsson who served as President, Joanmarie Diggs who served as Vice President and Emmanuele Bassi who served as Secretary. We also want to thank the candidates who were not elected this time, as this was a particularly heated election, with a lot of great discussion about the future of GNOME.

The new board will officially take their positions at the upcoming GUADEC conference that takes place 25 July – 01 August in Strasbourg, France.

The GNOME Board of Directors is elected annually by the foundation members, every foundation member are eligible to run for the board. More info about the board are available on the foundation website.

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Date: Friday, 11 Jul 2014 13:10
Hello Foundation Members!

I've been in contact recently with the GANDI.net team [1] and they've 
been so kind to offer our membership some great discounts on all their 
available services! (domains, websites hosting, SSL certificates, 
Cloud VPS servers )


What is GANDI offering us
----

What GANDI is kindly offering us is an E-Rate discount [1] on all the 
services listed above. Below you can see the discounted prices for the 
various services:

Domains: https://www.gandi.net/domain/price/info?grid=E

Simple hosting: https://www.gandi.net/hosting/simple?language=php&db=mysql&grid=E

SSL Certificates: https://www.gandi.net/ssl/grid

Cloud VPS servers (IaaS): https://www.gandi.net/hosting/iaas/prices?grid=E 

How can I receive the discount?
----

1. Create a GANDI handle at https://www.gandi.net. If you have an 
   existing account you can skip this step.
2. Set your handles' prepaid account currency accordingly to the one 
   in use in your country.
3. Mail non-profit< at >gandi.net from your < at >gnome.org mail address indicating 
   your GNOME Foundation membership status and Gandi handle. (every 
   GNOME Foundation Member with a GNOME account (i.e git) should have 
   its < at >gnome.org alias enabled already, if you are unsure about the 
   details or the alias is not working, please mail accounts< at >gnome.org.
4. Wait for a positive reply. Your account should now have applied an 
   E-Rate discount.

This information is available at [3] as well.

Who should I contact in case no one updated my account within a few weeks?
----

Please mail <av AT gnome DOT org> by forwarding the email you sent to 
the above specified address specifying you did not receive a reply 
since several weeks.

Special thanks to GANDI
----

I would like to thank GANDI for their continued support to the FOSS 
world [4] and for the great discounts they are offering to our membership!



That should be all, have an awesome day everyone!

[1] https://www.gandi.net/whowe/
[2] http://wiki.gandi.net/en/billing/rate
[3] https://wiki.gnome.org/MembershipCommittee/MembershipBenefits#GANDI_discounts
[4] https://www.gandi.net/supports/

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