[maemo-community] Council Nomination: AndrewFBlack

From: Qole qole.tablet at gmail.com
Date: Tue Mar 9 07:34:13 EET 2010
Mr. A. Flegg, I don't believe that you've declared your candidacy.

Are you planning to run this term?

On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 7:24 AM, Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 03:48, Andrew Black <andrewfblack at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello most of you know me but for the ones who don't my name is Andrew F
> > Black and I am from Alabama, USA I have been in the Maemo Community for
> > about two(2) years now and I have jumped right in wanting to find a way
> to
> > give back.
> Thanks Andrew. I've a few questions for the candidates, your answers
> would be appreciated:
> Sprint process
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> This is the main organised point of contact between Nokia, the paid
> contributors and the community, however the maemo.org sprint process
> is quite heavy for volunteers and it often seems to be a checklist
> affair; rather than a collaborative planning exercise.
> 1) Do you see any flaws in it, and how do you think it can be improved?
> 2) What are your thoughts on ongoing communication during the sprint?
> MeeGo
> ~~~~~
> MeeGo is, IMHO, the single biggest thing to happen to Maemo since the
> 770. In many ways, it's the opening up of the design processes that
> many of us have wanted in Maemo for so long. As Maemo as an operating
> system disappears, this will have a big effect on the community.
> 3) As we move from "day zero" to "day one", what do you think the
> priorities for the MeeGo community should be?
> 4) Should leaders in the MeeGo community (whether from a Moblin or
> Maemo background) try to move the existing communities with them to
> form the MeeGo community; or should a new community form around the
> operating system and its devices?
> 4a) If yes, what steps should be taken to prevent overreactions and
> allegations of "take over" that happened when internettablettalk.com's
> theme changed to match the rest of maemo.org?
> 4b) If no, how do you see the relationship between the Maemo community
> which has been "left behind" and the MeeGo community? How does the
> Maemo community stay vibrant if large portions on moving on to Maemo's
> successor, or drifting away to other mobile platforms?
> 5) What are your thoughts about existing maemo.org resources (such as
> Extras, auto-builder, Bugzilla) as Nokia, and the paid contributors,
> look to the future?
> Community
> ~~~~~~~~~
> 6) How can we encourage more, and higher quality, applications for
> Maemo - and specifically through Extras?
> Thanks for your time in answering these questions. Your answers are
> much appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Andrew
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