Minutes for Sept 8, 2011
Minutes of the Plone Foundation Board of Directors
Calvin called the meeting to order at 12:18pm PDT
Present: Geir, Calvin, Mark, Alex, Steve, Jon
Approve Minutes for Aug 25th board meeting
Jon moved to approve minutes from August 25th.
Mark reported that the Marketing Committee is working on new "20 Questions about Plone" article for plone.org, coming soon. Also working on articles about PLIPs, new Windows installers, conference trainings.
Jon report that the Membership Committee unanimously recommended the approval of Ross Patterson's membership application.
Jon moved to approve Ross Patterson's membership application.
Mark will redraft previous suggestion to frame as a recommendation and cut specifics.
Jon will assist
Real Story Group report purchase
Geir is working with Toby on collecting the final payments.
Discussion of allocating Foundation copies. Agreement on: Mark Corum, Jon Stahl, Eric Steele, Hanno Schlichting, Laurence Rowe, David Glick
Plone Job Board
Mark moved to approve second draft of Plone Job Board proposal from Jon as a Kudo Bounty Mission.
Jon will work with Mark to publicize. Jon will serve as customer.
Calvin reported that we now have control of the plone.com domain! (w00t!)
Preliminary discussion of how to use the plone.com domain. Mark recommended having a separate site at plone.com, as a public-facing marketing site rather than the community/development, which should stay on plone.org. Unanimous agreement.
Mark reported that the marketing team has been working on plans since the board decided to pursue the domain, and is going to kick it into gear on developing site architecture so that we can work on content and implementation as part of Plone Conference 2011.
Steve raised the notion of making plone.com very internationalized, as a second-iteration priority.
Geir suggested that the Plone Foundation be willing to allocate financial resources should the Marketing Team request them.
Calvin will put in place a 302 redirect pointing to plone.org. Mark will get an article up on plone.org tomorrow.
Learnplone.org domain transfer
Jon reported. that Groundwire would like to transfer ownership of the domain learnplone.org to the PF. They have no plans to further update the content that is currently there.
Mark moved to accept transfer of learnplone.org
Geir will put Martin in contact with Jon Baldivieso at Groundwire.
Plone 4.1 Release Manager payment.
Steve moved we approve payment of $2500 to Eric Steele or his agent for the release of Plone 4.1
In favor: All
Upcoming board election votebot
[Jon reported that Hanno would like us to]
Jon moved to appoint Alec Mitchell and Tom Lazar
Jon to follow up with AlecM and Tom.
Calvin moved to adjourn
In favor: All
Meeting adjourned at 1:19pm PDT