User Tools

Site Tools


boardminutesaugust2017

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

boardminutesaugust2017 [2017/09/28 09:00]
bdavis created
boardminutesaugust2017 [2017/09/28 09:07] (current)
bdavis
Line 1: Line 1:
-## Attendees:+====== ​Attendees: ​======
  
-### Board: 
  
-- Kelly Kendrick (x) +===== Board:
-- Scott Murphy (x) +
-- Bruce Davis (x) +
-- Ian Gorman (x) +
-- John Nash (x)+
  
-### Guests:+  * Kelly Kendrick (x)
  
-- None+  * Scott Murphy (x)
  
-## Start time:+  * Bruce Davis (x)
  
-- 20:40+  * Ian Gorman (x)
  
- Motion to start - Scott+  ​John Nash (x)
  
- * 2nded - John Nash+===== Guests:
  
-### Location:+  * None
  
-- Slack - board channel+===== Start time:
  
-## Review of any outstanding minutes+  * 20:40
  
-Approval of July minutes, assuming we have them ready. +  * Motion ​to start - Scott
-Needs to be posted to the web site+
  
-# Regular Agenda Items+  * 2nded - John Nash
  
-## Committee Reports+===== Location:
  
-### New to Linux (New Users)+  * Slack - board channel 
 + 
 +===== Review of any outstanding minutes 
 + 
 +  * Approval of July minutes, assuming we have them ready. 
 +  * Needs to be posted to the web site 
 + 
 +====== Regular Agenda Items 
 + 
 +===== Committee Reports 
 + 
 +==== New to Linux (New Users)
  
 Scott: I think Alex was working the room prior to the regular meeting. Scott: I think Alex was working the room prior to the regular meeting.
Line 40: Line 45:
 There appeared to be a couple of new faces. Alex was going around asking people what they wanted to learn about or were interested in, so I left it at that. There appeared to be a couple of new faces. Alex was going around asking people what they wanted to learn about or were interested in, so I left it at that.
  
-New person tug.williams@gmail.com+  * New person tug.williams@gmail.com
  
-### L3GO (Low Level Linux Group)+==== L3GO (Low Level Linux Group)
  
 IanG:  IanG: 
Line 48: Line 53:
 "No meeting this month, most people were not around. ​ Group is not dead, but it did take a nap.""​ "No meeting this month, most people were not around. ​ Group is not dead, but it did take a nap.""​
  
-### OCLUG Distro Project Update+==== OCLUG Distro Project Update
  
 John:  John: 
Line 54: Line 59:
 "​I'​ve had it "​pending"​ for a while, but have had quite a lot of follow-on from UseR!, including a request to make a proposal for some funding.""​ "​I'​ve had it "​pending"​ for a while, but have had quite a lot of follow-on from UseR!, including a request to make a proposal for some funding.""​
  
-### Treasurer'​s Report+==== Treasurer'​s Report
  
 Scott: Scott:
Line 72: Line 77:
  
  
-#### TO DO+=== TO DO
 Change account type so we only receive electronic copies Change account type so we only receive electronic copies
 If this does not allow for viewing online, then RBC offers this service. Maybe even TD. Tangerine might serve, but read-only and deposit access may be an issue. If this does not allow for viewing online, then RBC offers this service. Maybe even TD. Tangerine might serve, but read-only and deposit access may be an issue.
Line 80: Line 85:
  
  
-### Room Allocation+==== Room Allocation
  
 Scott: ​ Scott: ​
Line 86: Line 91:
 September room is Dymon Storage in Kanata. I have to send a note to Richard Hagemeyer about the room for the next bit. I'd be happy to keep using the Police services building September room is Dymon Storage in Kanata. I have to send a note to Richard Hagemeyer about the room for the next bit. I'd be happy to keep using the Police services building
  
-### Old Data Recovery+==== Old Data Recovery
  
 Scott Scott
Line 95: Line 100:
 Scott: I believe there is a maintenance update I should apply. Scott: I believe there is a maintenance update I should apply.
  
-### Tux "​Maintenance"​+==== Tux "​Maintenance"​
 Scott: Scott:
  
Line 104: Line 109:
 - I have a VPS server, so I'm going to set up a "new Tux" on that and bring over the existing applications. This will take a little time, as I need to make sure it all works. The good news there is that I have at least worked with the stuff we use so I can make it all work :) - I have a VPS server, so I'm going to set up a "new Tux" on that and bring over the existing applications. This will take a little time, as I need to make sure it all works. The good news there is that I have at least worked with the stuff we use so I can make it all work :)
  
-Once that is done, we can revisit the use if Django+  * Once that is done, we can revisit the use if Django
  
-Once we port it, we can retire the physical one.+  * Once we port it, we can retire the physical one.
  
-The new mailing list software will be part of the rebuild, as well as getting a community calendar in place.+  * The new mailing list software will be part of the rebuild, as well as getting a community calendar in place.
  
-### Board Meetings and Openness+==== Board Meetings and Openness
  
 I expect I'll have this up and running shortly. As I said previously, I'm going to go ahead and create a shared calendar and give access to board members for editing. We can see how well it works before we inflict it upon the rest of the group. I expect I'll have this up and running shortly. As I said previously, I'm going to go ahead and create a shared calendar and give access to board members for editing. We can see how well it works before we inflict it upon the rest of the group.
Line 123: Line 128:
 # Planned Regular Meetings # Planned Regular Meetings
  
-## September???​ +=== September???​ 
-Based on the earlier comments, there will only be Ian, Bruce and myself there. Since it is at Dymon, I should get all of those old laptops ready to bring down.+  ​* ​Based on the earlier comments, there will only be Ian, Bruce and myself there. Since it is at Dymon, I should get all of those old laptops ready to bring down.
  
 Ian: Ian:
  
-I am developing a program for extracting information from a PBX log.  It is fare enough along to show and demo.  Python, edited in Windows and tested in both "​Linux"​ Systems for Windows and Ubuntu.+  * I am developing a program for extracting information from a PBX log.  It is fare enough along to show and demo.  Python, edited in Windows and tested in both "​Linux"​ Systems for Windows and Ubuntu.
  
 Scott: ​ Scott: ​
-" I’ll mark you as a speaker for September. We might want a slightly more engaging title."​+  * " I’ll mark you as a speaker for September. We might want a slightly more engaging title."​
  
-## October+=== October
  
 Speaker: Rob Eichlan Speaker: Rob Eichlan
Line 143: Line 148:
 Topic: ??? Topic: ???
  
-## November (I will be away)+=== November (I will be away)
  
 John: John:
Line 152: Line 157:
 -  check with the EXIF guy first. If he is interested, offer January or November. travel is probably better in November. Based on that, see if we can line up the Arduino talk for the other meeting. -  check with the EXIF guy first. If he is interested, offer January or November. travel is probably better in November. Based on that, see if we can line up the Arduino talk for the other meeting.
  
-## December+=== December
 - Topic: Scripting and batch files - Topic: Scripting and batch files
  
-## January+=== January
 - Topic: EXIF - Topic: EXIF
 - Expenses to be offered (Gas and meals) - Expenses to be offered (Gas and meals)
 - May swap with November talk to avoid winter travel depending on the speakers. - May swap with November talk to avoid winter travel depending on the speakers.
  
-List of possible topics+===== List of possible topics
  
 This is a live wish list. It should grow and shrink with the topics we come up with. It is good to have a reference so we don't lose possible topics. Feel free to add to the list. [X] indicates we did this one. This is a live wish list. It should grow and shrink with the topics we come up with. It is good to have a reference so we don't lose possible topics. Feel free to add to the list. [X] indicates we did this one.
  
-Use the update of the wiki as fodder for discussion? [X] +  * Use the update of the wiki as fodder for discussion? [X] 
-Blogging + 
-Tools for making graphics in a productive fashion +  * Blogging 
-Ditaa as a possible options +  ​* ​Tools for making graphics in a productive fashion 
-Mermaid as a possible options +  ​* ​Ditaa as a possible options 
-GraphViz +  ​* ​Mermaid as a possible options 
-Dia+  ​* ​GraphViz 
 +  ​* ​Dia
 E- ven raw SVG production might be of interest. E- ven raw SVG production might be of interest.
-Node.js +  * Node.js 
-MongoDB +  ​* ​MongoDB 
-Arduino Talk (Peter S) +  ​* ​Arduino Talk (Peter S) 
-AngularJS & VScode +  ​* ​AngularJS & VScode 
-Platform independency for application users: Why doesn'​t my program work on my computer? [X] +  ​* ​Platform independency for application users: Why doesn'​t my program work on my computer? [X] 
-MicroVAX (will be a topic after Scott gets it all working) +  ​* ​MicroVAX (will be a topic after Scott gets it all working) 
-HW seems OK now that motherboard has been replaced +  ​* ​HW seems OK now that motherboard has been replaced 
-Procuring an additional one that might allow me to figure out the remaining issues +  ​* ​Procuring an additional one that might allow me to figure out the remaining issues 
-Issue getting the console working properly +  ​* ​Issue getting the console working properly 
-PDP8 emulator & PiDP8 Hardware Panel +  ​* ​PDP8 emulator & PiDP8 Hardware Panel 
--- Scott Murphy (when completed) +  ​* ​-- Scott Murphy (when completed) 
-- Obsolete telephone reuse +  ​* ​- Obsolete telephone reuse 
--- Scott Murphy (has a project in the works) (getting back to that) +  ​* ​-- Scott Murphy (has a project in the works) (getting back to that) 
-- Virtual Box and Docker integration +  ​* ​- Virtual Box and Docker integration 
-## New business:+===== New business: 
 + 
 +===== Adjournment:​ 
 + 
 +  * Motion to adjourn - Ian
  
-## Adjournment:​ +  * Seconded - Scott
-Motion to adjourn - Ian +
-Seconded - Scott+
  
  
boardminutesaugust2017.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/28 09:07 by bdavis