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 +[[http://devel.oclug.on.ca/wiki|wiki front page]]
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 +**Location**: Roland Renaud's house. time: 7:55pm
 +
 +<code>
 +Present: 
 +   bjb     Brenda Butler
 +   maggi   Margaret Tidman
 +   rj_re1/rj_ren Roland Renaud
 +   tyler   Tyler Tidman
 +   mcr     Michael Richardson
 +   nashjc  John Nash
 +
 +Regrets:    Ian Ward
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +====== Agenda ======
 +
 +  * approval of agenda
 +<code>
 +   added items relating to election
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +  * Approve Last Month's Board Meeting Minutes [[:BoardMinutesFebruary2008]]
 +<code>
 +   approved, abstain from mcr, nashjc
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +  * Review OclugBoardForwardAgenda
 +<code>
 +   nothing at this time.
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +  * old business
 +    * January 2008: contact Algonquin College re Programming Olympics planning
 +<code>
 +  contact was made, and Ian Allen! replied.... 
 +  He and another person were overseer, and to check with last year's planning people.
 +  We had good description of OCLUG prize.  One thing that didn't work well, was that we didn't get involved until very late.
 +So we didn't get involved with the students early enough.  There was zero support for students.  We need to put up a WIKI page
 +for things... invite to IRC channel.
 +  March 17 - start of registration.
 +  Contest is May 24.
 +  http://www.programmingolympics.ca/2008/
 +
 +ACTION: Margaret to continue followup.
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +    * March 2008: planning for election discussion talk
 +<code>
 +Aleks Essex --- travel expenses for crew from Washington.
 + $80 for Visa to Canada. 
 + $20 for ballot materials.
 +$100 for food.
 +$200 for gas.
 +
 +This is within what we said we might pay for airfare for one person.
 +Discussion about whether or not this was the meeting/speaker that we wanted to have people come from afar for.
 +
 +Agreed to cover expenses.
 +
 +Possible refendum topic: Should governments be obligated to run open source?
 +
 +ACTION: MCR will write press release for talk.  send to: Carleton J-school, Algonquin J-school,
 +Citizen, SUN, Hill Times, Parties, MPs, CBC, GOSLING, OBJ. 
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +    * March 2008: planning for LitW 2008
 +      * #31
 +
 +
 +  * Still to do: Review/followup Suggestions from ticket tracking
 +<code>
 +   ACTION: wardi to contact gmane about including -linux list #26
 +   ACTION: maggi to contact NCF about using logo on our site
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +  * address new items.
 +    * approval of new members
 +<code>
 +Brenda reads out list of new members to board. 
 +Is list of members public? Decided that it is not, at this time.
 +It is accessible to any member who asks.  
 +Board asks about whether one member is a real person.  Brenda has met this person.
 +
 +Approved unanimously.
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +  * status of speakers
 +    * need speakers ..
 +<code>
 +   Aleks Essex is giving a talk in April on his voting system
 +   Russell McOrmand is ready to talk about copyright issues (May!)
 +   Neuros OSD in May: MichaelRichardson, Russell, DonKelly
 +   Jean Francois - Opera. (June?)
 +   Herb Hartwig - IPv6.   (June?)
 +</code>
 +
 +
 +
 +  * Movement to adjourn.
 +2008-03-18, 21:25.
 +
 +
  
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