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On 2020-06-10 the CentOS Board of Directors met with Chris Wright and Deb Bryant to settle open discussions on the future of the Red Hat Liaison role on the CentOS Board. The Board also welcomed Rich Bowen as an ex-officio member, Thomas Oulevey as the new Board Secretary, and approved Brian Exelbierd as a new […]

Today the CentOS Project is rolling out a comprehensive licensing policy to document how licensing has been conducted normally in the Project, along with filling gaps that are crucial for being a contributor project. Your feedback and questions are welcome on the centos-devel mailing list. Please read the following for more detail and background. One […]

On 2020-02-12 the CentOS Board of Directors met and discussed several ongoing efforts across the Project. The opening discussion was around the new work to evolve the project logo and branding identity being conducted in open channels. Overall the Directors really liked the direction the effort is going and were quite pleased with the open […]

Do Directors have any questions or concerns about the process being followed to update the CentOS Project logo? Full story in this blog post by Tuomas Kuosmanen; https://blog.centos.org/2020/01/updating-the-centos-logo-and-visual-style/ Specific design concerns should be handled on centos-devel or in the design repo discussion. Having a face-to-face Board and/or leadership meeting in or near Paris in Summer […]

Public minutes On 2020-01-08 the CentOS Board of Directors held the first meeting of 2020, welcoming guest Rich Bowen, Community Architect for the CentOS Project. The group talked through some background for each-other as part of the framework for updating the project goals. The Board is drafting a process that is for refreshing the project's […]

Public agenda On Wednesday 08 January 2020, the CentOS Board of Directors will hold its first meeting of the decade and 2020 calendar year. Below is the agenda for that meeting that can be shared with the community and wider public. Adopt minutes from 2019-12-18 Build pipeline changes Update from Jim/KB Project goals refresh Working […]

Public minutes On 2019-12-18 the CentOS Board of Directors held the final meeting of the 2019 calendar year. The meeting was focused primarily on how the Board can lead the project further into being a contributor-centric open source project while continuing to deliver value to our community of users. Of particular interest is growing participation […]

Public agenda On Wednesday 18 December 2019, the CentOS Board of Directors will hold it's last meeting of the 2019 calendar year. Below is the agenda for that meeting that can be shared with the community and wider public. Looking at if Community Platform Engineering (CPE) can begin to build and release CentOS Linux 8 […]

Public minutes On 2019-11-13 the CentOS Board of Directors held their first meeting following the release of CentOS Linux 8 and announcement of CentOS Stream. As covered in this meeting, the CentOS Board are taking on an initiative to increase transparency of the working of the Board. This set of minutes for the community and […]

An open letter from the CentOS Board. We didn’t think we would have to say this, but here it is: A rebuild of CentOS Linux is NOT CentOS Linux. We can’t tell you how good a particular rebuild is, but we can definitely tell you one thing:  if we didn’t build it, it is not […]