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Fedora Project Board Meeting :: Tuesday 2008-07-15

Roll Call

Attendees: John Poelstra, Matt Domsch, Paul Frields, Jef Spaleta, Seth Vidal, Harald Hoyer, Jesse Keating, Karsten Wade, Chris Tyler, Spot Callaway, Bill Nottingham,


  • Cross compiling certain applications for Windows
  • Board is considering from a perspective of overall affect on Fedora Project
    • Leave technical details and implementation to FESCo
  • Fedora should be in support of furthering open source software even if it doesn't run on Linux
    • How far should this be taken?
    • Special casing each new instance of cross compiling
  • Board supports such an effort as long as it is self contained and separated from the main package respository
  • Board expresses concern on potential future resource issues


  1. Ask SIG to fill out request for resources with Infrastructure
  2. Karsten to start a new thread on fedora-advisory-board concerning trademarks

Release Stability

  • Some board members are concerned that too many updates are being made to our stable releases


  • Board request more information from FESCo on the following:
    1. Statistics from bodhi about the number updates and bugs fixed
    2. Regression statistics from bugzilla
    3. Is there a policy against updating shared library versions in stable releases?