Agenda, March 13, 2008

  • Finalize and approve proposed agenda
  • Approve and publish 1/31/2008 meeting minutes
  • Officer reports (President, Secretary, Treasurer)

  • Committee reports (below)

  • Old business (below)

  • New business (below)

  • Next scheduled meeting: Mar 20, 2008.


Committee, Project Committee, and Work Group Reports

Membership Committee (Darci)

  • Action Items:
    • Review membership application queue
  • Report: status on membership approval process (Geir and Darci)

Trademark / IP Committee (Geir)

  • Report: status on potential trademark infringement from a commercial software company (legal advice on our options)
    • Currently two possible infringements
    • Minor infractions (content farming)
  • General status report

Marketing Committee (Nate)

  • Brand audit update
  • Site re-design update
  • General status update ( design? job board?)

By-laws Work Group (Joel)

  •  Status update


Content Policy Work Group (Steve)

  •  Discussion on how to proceed with CC licensing implementation


Old Business


Plone Conference 2008 Planning

  • Extending deadline for proposals to when and who will announce
  • General status update


Sponsorship Plan for (Jon)

  • Status on getting feedback from selected companies.
  • Discuss proposed expense budget.


Sprint Sponsorship by Foundation (Nate)

  • Discuss "Sponsorship Kit" (See Nate's email: Subject: sprint kit, dated March 10)
  • Discuss launch timing


[As time allows]

Country-specific Plone sites/domans (e.g. and

  • and transfer completed? (Jon)
  • Status on general recommendation for country-specific Plone sites? (Joel)


Update on Zope 2 on Python 2.5

    • Wichert and Matthew Wilkes working with Nikhil to make this a GSOC project (see Wichert's email: Subject: zope2 for python 2.5, dated March 5)

New Business

Announce support for "Data Portability" (Jon)

  • See Jon's email, Subject: Agenda Item: Data Portability, dated March 11