[maemo-community] Council Nomination: YoDude

From: S P Yeager yodude at ovi.com
Date: Wed Mar 17 21:17:10 EET 2010

Andrew Flegg wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 14:55, S P Yeager <yodude at ovi.com> wrote:
>> I have recently joined this list and I am posting today in order to
>> nominate
>> myself for election to the Maemo Community Council.
> Thanks Steven. 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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Thank you Andrew,

I have posted my response on the community forum.

>> http://talk.maemo.org/showpost.php?p=570079&postcount=96

I'm glad you eventually decided to run, BTW.
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