Minutes for July 15, 2010

Minutes of the Plone Foundation Board of Directors

Geir called us to order at 12:05 PDT.



Attending: Geir, Mark, Calvin, Steve, Alex
Absent: Matt (excused), Roberto

Approve minutes http://plone.org/foundation/meetings/minutes/minutes-for-july-1-2010

Geir moved approval, Mark seconded
Unanimously approved

Quick Committee status reports (IP, Membership, Marketing)

Marketing (Mark): lots going on in relation to 90-day plan; Mark will report by e-mail

Old business

Domain Acquisition Progress

Nothing new

Strategic sprint discussion

No action; just discussion about how we can fund this. Mark and Steve talked about making this part of the selling of the sponsorships. Alex will forward an old list to the fwt to ask them for an update.

License discussion and vote (Steve)

A membership list discussion of the GPL version question, followed by an advisory vote, resulting in 54 total votes (of 115 active foundation members); 37 (69%) for GPL 2 only; 17 for the status quo.
Steve moved we license future versions of Plone under the GPL 2; Geir seconded.
Unanimously passed.
Steve will notify release managers and membership list.
Mark will draft a news release for e-mail discussion.

Requests from Alan Runyan re ZODB book (Alex)

Alex has spoken with Alan; Alan has inidicated that future PF support would be welcome.

New business

World Open Forum, David Sapiro (Geir, Mark)

No board action needed; Mark will handle this.

Web space for users’ groups

Mark proposed we make space available for users groups on Plone.Org.

General agreement on this; Mark will move it forward; Alex will provide tech assistance.

Adjourned at 12:40 PDT