Mozilla Foundation activities, week ending 2008/07/18

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This is my report on activities related to the Mozilla Foundation for the week ending July 18, 2008.

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 blogs published by David Boswell, Gerv Markham, and Zak Greant.

  • Future of the Foundation

    • Mitchell Baker announced that Mark Surman is being considered for the Foundation executive director position.

    • David posted a blog entry with ideas about how the Foundation might support the Mozilla community.

  • Legal issues

    • Gerv called for people to sign committer’s agreements at the Firefox Summit.
  • Grants and related expenditures

  • CAs and related issues

  • Public communication

    • David arranged for printing copies of the Mozilla brochure for OSCON, and started work on a brochure page for

    • David prepared for a session on the site at the upcoming Firefox Summit.

    • David updated the About page on to keep it in sync with the last round of changes to the text of the Mozilla brochure.

  • Conferences

    • Zak continued working on the proposed FOSSCoach event at OSCON and related activities, including drafting the schedule and helping to orient the event coaches and participants.
  • Other

    • Gerv met with various people about proposed Site Security Policy implementations.

Upcoming events and activities

  • David, Gerv, and Zak will be attending OSCON (July 21-25 in Portland OR) and the Firefox Summit (July 29-31 in Whistler BC).

  • I will be attending the Firefox Summit but not OSCON, and then will be on vacation for most of the following week.