Minutes for February 24, 2011
Minutes of the Plone Foundation Board of Directors
Attending: Calvin, Steve, Jon, Matt, Geir, Mark, Toby
Absent: Alex (excused)
Approve Minutes for February 10th, 2011 board meeting
Calvin moved approval
Committee Reports (marketing, membership)
The membership committee has recommended for approval:
- Elizabeth Leddy
- Gabrielle Hendryx-Parker
- Thomas Desvenian
- Vincent Fretin
Not recommended at this time
- Peter Holzer
- Jean-mat Grimaldi
Jon moved approval of recommended candidates
Jon will notify candidates
Mark will notify membership
Steve will add privileges and list membership
Bounties for development server setup and plone.org header accepted
Officer Report (treasurer)
Tax return is available for review, Toby asked the board in particular check the yes/no responses.
Domain acquisition progress
Physical letter sent; no response.
Plone roadmap - Plone 3.3.6 release date?
Moving toward release by end of month
Plone 5 roadmap document status
Geir has been corralling developers; Mark will assist with document.
Committers/contributor agreement auditing -- update
Jon has sent updates to the list. A request has been made for a few of the missing agreements. Old agreements that were not in the repository are being scanned.
SFLC legal details on patches
We’ll add to the list of requests a refinement of the dev agreement
Steve moved we send the conference proposals to the membership for an advisory vote
Fundraising Letter / Sponsorships on Plone
Now that Plone.Net is moved and restyled, we’re ready to send out a fundraising letter.
SIgnup page needs to be recreated. Jon will take care of that.
Calvin is ready to make some phone calls when the letter is out.
Plone.net hosting sponsorship
Jon proposed giving Pilot Systems a free premium sponsorship through end of 2011 in recognition of the value of their work on plone.net
Jon will do notification
New Product Roundup
Mark proposed a regular news item to summarize new and changed add-on products.
General agreement this is a good idea
Plone.org Production Release Process
Calvin: Do we need a team to have responsibility for change process for Plone.Org?
Jon: perhaps a team with one person each from marketing/communications, docs, board, admins?
Group would be responsible for process.
Calvin will check in with docs, communications, admin team. Maybe a three-person team to result.
Plone Announcements Mailing List
Deferred ‘til Alex available
Adjourned at 11:55pm