Minutes for April 30, 2009
Minutes of the Plone Foundation Board of Directors, April 30, 2009
Jon called the meeting together at 12:05pm PDT
Present: Jon, Steve, Geir, Alex, Nate, Matt
Absent: Darci (ill)
Minutes for April 23, 2009
Approval moved by Jon
Seconded by Nate
Approve trademark listing invoice
Discussion: likely fraudulent. No motion.
Finalize what we want to do about valuing intangible assets
CPA report is that we can do a self valuation, but need to be able to support it. LOC is a reasonable possiblity.
Steve will work on Lines of Code estimate based on established COCOMO metrics.
Discuss how to prepare for EuroPython
In UK this year. Matt will check in on whether or not a booth might be a possibility. Good chance we’ll have excellent representation.
Open Source World will have space for 10 non-corporate organizations. There’s a short application process. Nate will do application.
Update on relicensing (next step was for Alex to contact SFLC)
Alex has initiated contact
NTC conference report
Jon and Nate reported that Plone had excellent representation at the NTEN conference in SF and impressed a lot of people (SalesForce connections a strong interest item). Jon and Nate learned a lot about how to improve the Plone conference kit.
Matt reported on Plone booth. Lots of “what’s Plone?” responses that were good opportunities for discussion. Also some good press contacts. Matt was on an open vs. closed source panel.
Matt left call.
The Marketing Committee, particularly Mark and Gabrielle worked on an ambitious marketing plan. Gathering initial feedback from marketing committee.
So, marketing committee is really going strong.
Adjourned at 12:50