Minutes for December 17th, 2009

Minutes of the Plone Foundation Board of Directors



Present: Mark, Steve, Roberto, Geir, Matt, Calvin
Absent: Alex (on plane)

Minutes for December 3, 2009

Geir moved approval; Mark seconded
Unanimously approved

(We are also missing minutes for Nov 17th. Steve has pinged Joel.

Quick Committee status reports (IP, Membership, Marketing)

 IP Committee has discussed logo variation approval request. Some dispute over desirability of enforcing trademark.

Steve reported we do have a handful of applications for membership committee. He’s hoping to get at least a couple more.

Marketing Committee is working on plan for Plone 4 introduction, and has a new set of guidelines for review by the board.

Old business

Domain name dispute

Steve is gathering documentation

Plone conference 2010

Possibilities discussed. All prospects informal at this point.

Discussion of possibility that we might ask the membership about the possibility of having multiple conferences. This would take some guidelines and the role of the foundation would need to be defined.

Logo guidelines

Guidelines are very close to complete. We discussed the latest draft, which includes some  additional examples, and refined, reduced policy text. We’ll take this up at the first meeting of the new year.

New business

Request from Trish Ang/Plonechix about logo usage
Geir moved, Mark seconded turning down the proposed variations. Mark will communicate with Trish, explaining why the proposals are not in compliance and suggesting ways in which acceptable logos could be created.
Unanimously approved.       

Plone.org terms of service

Discussed on membership list; will come to board January 7th.

Next meeting January 7th.