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interest or background) to attend the OSAPA and tagging workshop in Austin during the week of 17 September Amanda would like to explain in more detail what they want (and possibly ask for volunteers).
report from Rob, so we can review it any discuss progress.
coughed up the aic7xxx/aic79xx docs under this, so we can count it as quite a success.
Andy described OSAPA initiative and OSDL's previous support for it. OSAPA currently stalled, needs to get moving again. Meeting in May was good step. Next meeting is “tagging” workshop and to get 4 patent applications to get discussed. LF was asked to help find kernel volunteers. Challenge is the translation between patent application and kernel code, how is this handled? Goal is to create a database with references. James and Christoph voiced their interest.
General unhappiness with performance of contractor. Current model not working. Existing SOW (sent by Jim) not detailed enough to have good handle. TAB will define objectives for next 3 months, biweekly status calls will be set up and the “personality”-issue will be explained to him. Review whether changes happened in September. James and Randy are contact points on TAB.
Review of material Greg sent out. LF generally supportive, willing to provide help with upfront money, provided the whole event is revenue-neutral and the LF gets the money back. Constructive working together between conference organizers and LF staff is required, or support cannot be given.
Adaptec finally comes around. LF to follow up on mail from James on DVB devices to help with vendor. This help works best if direct contact person is provided to LF, otherwise chances of success much smaller and more time consuming. LF to provide NDA program files on website. LF asked to create link to device driver program from Greg.
3k membership by LF is ok. Dan to follow up with TAB.
Greg still in doubt on viability of membership
At kernel summit reelect members. James will drive this and also send announcement to LKML.
Go ahead with the move of the TAB pages at OSDL to media-wiki.