Minutes for September 5, 2013
Conference and annual meeting planning
Paul called us to order at 20:05 UTC
Present: Paul Roeland, Steve, Matt Hamilton, Érico Andrei, Carol Ganz
Absent: Matthew Wilkes (excused), Liz Leddy (Excused)
Approval of the minutes of August 22
Carol moved approval
+ check if action items were followed up
Election, membership renewal process underway
Funding requests & upcoming sprint ideas
Request received for red-foot sprint at community sprint level; to be organized by Simples Consultoria in Londrina, a city in the state of Paraná, Brazil.
Érico noted interest in this item and abstained from discussion
Carol moved approval of $300
Unanimously approved with Érico abstaining
Arnhem sprint date announced: 11-16 November.
Marketing, plone.com & progress
Eric has announced the availability of the plone.com beta; more stories are needed. Liz and Steve have been challenged to find some additional stories. Armin has some materials. Érico will consult Interlegis, Steve volunteered to edit what comes from that.
Planning: Plone Conference 2014 timeline
Period for submission has arrived
Board members have made some informal contacts to encourage proposals.
PyCon US 2014
Process begun to be an open-source sponsor.
Discussion of ideas for creating a presence. Would a training spot be a good idea? It looks too expensive.
Update: PloneConf Brasília status
Paul reported on informal meeting last week with conference. Most discussed already on email. New sponsors are coming in.
Review ongoing items
Six Feet Up Sponsorship (in progress), licensing issues with other libraries under alternative Open Source licenses (membership discussion did not encourage doing anything now), CC relicensing (Paul is resolving conflicting lawyer advice), possible trademark infringements (Matt is in contact with legal advisor soliciting advice on an issue).
We're going to have an open hangout next week, Thursday, 20:00 UTC.
We'll need to send an additional announcement when we have hangout details.
We'll need an annual report; Steve will collect materials. We'll discuss them be email to have it ready for the conference and the annual meeting.
Adjourned at 20:55 UTC