Minutes for April 21, 2011
Minutes of the Plone Foundation Board of Directors
Calvin called us to order at 12:05pm PDT
Calvin, Limi, Jon, Mark, Steve, Toby
Absent: Geir (excused), Matt
Plone Conference Organizers
(Since the foundation is more involved in this year's conference, we're going to be allotting a few minutes at the beginning of each meeting to check with the organizers.)
Present: Spanky (Tom Kapanka) and Liz (Elizabeth Leddy)
Toby: Brown Paper Tickets auth via Chase for Plone Conf in the works.
Spanky: working on budgets and venue; budget will be much more stable soon
Liz: dates is a high priority; going a little slowly with venue. Likely Nov 3-6 for main conference. Money for deposit may not be due until August.
Also, talking with Pyramid folks about a related technologies track. Good feedback from board. Hoping to have by end of month.
Approve Minutes for April 7th, 2011 board meeting
Mark moved approval; Jon seconded
Committee Reports (marketing, membership)
Steady stream of news out lately; well up from last year.
Membership quiet at the moment.
Domain acquisition progress
Heard back finally, need to send offer
Positive progress; nothing complete
Plone roadmap - Plone 3.3.6 release date?
Calvin will follow up to get the target date on this
Plone 5 roadmap document status
Geir, Calvin and Mark will work on this in the next week.
There have been dev discussions on this; working towards something that can be a public roadmap.
SFLC legal details on patches
Jon and Steve working for some language to help release managers / committers distinguish between creative works vs small fixes.
Calvin moved we allow use of Brown Paper Tickets for conference ticketing
PloneConf domain: transfer to PF ownership and account
WEM/WCM standardization/specification effort
Steve will respond with a note that we’re not interested at this time.
Adjourned at 12:45pm PDT