[maemo-community] Moblin + Maemo = MeeGo. Impact on Council?

From: quim.gil at nokia.com quim.gil at nokia.com
Date: Mon Feb 15 21:59:20 EET 2010
Tabula rasa.  :)

There are some questions that you should ask yourselves. Thing of MeeGo as the Maemo many of you wanted: completely free operating system running on many kinds of devices from Nokia and others.

The nature and purpose of the Council changes in such context:

- There is no single company owning a stack to interact with. Nokia is now *really* a community member. A big one, but not the single provider it was in the Maemo context. What is the role of an elected community council in a context of working groups and technical steering committee? Don't expect an answer from "MeeGo". If you want to have a place in MeeGo then you are MeeGo as well, and such answer must come from you in the first place.

- What is actually the scope of the Maemo community? Developers only? Plus free software enthusiasts? Or also pure end users? Try to imagine the MeeGo community the day we have several devices and a bunch of free and commercial applications out there. Who will the community council represent? Who do you will to represent? Who makes the MeeGo community you wish?

- Who can vote? Who can be elected? Do you want to move the karma system forward to MeeGo? It has been a while since we start it in maemo.org. Time for a revision? What is good, what is bad about it? Again, don't expect the MeeGo technical steering group to come up with an answer. The proposal comes from you in the first place.

Quim Gil

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