Agenda, Jan 3 2008

Happy New Year, Everyone! :-)

  • Finalize and approve proposed agenda
  • Approve and publish 12/13/2007 meeting minutes
  • Officer reports (President, Secretary, Treasure)

  • Committee reports (below)

  • Old business (below)

  • New business (below)

  • Review all new action items (who does what by when)
  • Next scheduled meeting: Jan 17, 2008.


Committee, Project Committee, and Work Group Reports

Membership Committee (Darci)

  • Action Items:
    • Notify new members of membership committee [DONE]
    • Update membership committee page on [DONE]
  • Report: status on membership approval process (Geir and Darci) [STARTED]


Trademark / IP Committee (Geir)

  • Discuss and approve the following additions to the Trademark / IP Committee:
    • Alan Runyan
    • Olivier Deckmyn
    • Dorneles Tremea
    • Thierry Benita
  • Review/Discuss Dave Powsner's CV and proposal to represent the Plone Foundation regarding Trademark/IP issues.
  • What's the status of the Trademark committee page/folder? (e.g. has necessary content from this been incorporated into the Trademark/IP page/folder?)
  • Report: status on potential trademark infringement from a commercial software company (legal advice on our options)
    • Currently two possible infringements
    • Minor infractions (content farming)


Marketing Committee (Nate)

  • Status update


By-laws Work Group (Joel)

  •  Status update


Strategic Planning Work Group (Jon/Alex)

  •  Status update


Content Policy Work Group (Steve)

  •  Status update


Old Business Visual Re-design Project (Alex)

  • Status update


Brand Audit (Alex)

  • Status Update (see: 12/3 email, "

    Brand Audit? You've got it!" from Alex)


Discussion on Sponsorship Plan for (Jon)

  • Discuss current draft submitted by Jon (see 11/21 email)


Update on Zope 2 on Python 2.5 (Jon)

  • Note: this item will become higher in priority after the Strategic Planning even in February. Next steps will include:
    • Confirm Wichert's role
    • Identify cost and scope (Jon, Wichert, and Martijn)
    • Start fund raising using the bounty approach
    • Go forth and implement!


New Business

  1. Formalizing the use of "PloneGov" name and logo (Jon,

    see 12/13 email Subject: RE: Plone Foundation - formalizing the use of "PloneGov" name and logo)

  2. Allocation of Plone Foundation funds to sponsor sprints (Nate, see 12/30 email Subject: Draft Agenda (Jan 3 Meeting) Published)
  3. Let Plone Foundation match donations to the Planning Summit, so $100 donated means $200 total to sponsor tickets for European participants (Limi)