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
Unanimously approved

Committee Reports (marketing, membership)



Steady stream of news out lately; well up from last year.

Membership quiet at the moment.

Old business

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.

New business

Calvin moved we allow use of Brown Paper Tickets for conference ticketing

Mark seconded
Unanimously accepted

PloneConf domain: transfer to PF ownership and account

Calvin moved
Steve seconded
Unanimously approved

WEM/WCM standardization/specification effort

Steve will respond with a note that we’re not interested at this time.

Adjourned at 12:45pm PDT