This is my report on activities related to the Mozilla Foundation for the week ending October 12. Last week we had a Foundation board meeting, and we’re working on some internal (for now) initiatives coming out of that.
Projects for the week
Here’s a summary of what Foundation-related activities went on last week; for more information about others’ activities please see the weekly status reports published by David Boswell, Gerv Markham, and Zak Greant.
- Legal/IP issues
- Grants and related activities
- Steve Lee posted a report on the current status of the Jambu project being funded by the Foundation.
- CAs and related issues
- I’ll be in Washington DC Friday evening October 19 to attend a G3Ict event.
- I’ll attending the Seneca College Free Software and Open Source Symposium (FSOSS 2007) in Toronto on October 25 and 26 (although due to my flight schedule I’ll miss most of the talks on the 25th).
Some of you may recall the Mozilla Digital Memory Bank project being run by the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University; among other things they’ve published a series of interviews with various members of the Mozilla project. More recently the Firefox extension Zotero created by CHNM was included in the Firefox Campus Edition.
When the Mozilla Digital Memory Bank project was just starting I had the pleasure of meeting with a number of people at CHNM, including its founder and director, Roy Rosenzweig. I was therefore saddened to read this weekend in the Washington Post that Dr. Rosenzweig had died last Thursday. Please join me in expressing condolences to Dr. Rosenzweig’s family and the staff at CHNM.