Minutes for December 6, 2018

Meeting called to order at 20:00 UTC



Present: Paul Roeland, Alexander Loechel, Érico Andrei, Chrissy Wainwright, Víctor Fernández de Alba, Kim Nguyen, Carol Ganz

Approval of the minutes of November 20

Alexander moved to approve, Erico seconded

Unanimously Approved

Incoming correspondence

New and Renewing Sponsors:

      • New Sponsor - PythonUnited (NL)

      • Renewed sponsor


        - TheVirtual

         Limited (NZ) 

New Business

  • Chilean Domain Name transferred to Plone Foundation and renewed for 10 yrs

    • Thanks for the help Hugo Salgado and Kim

  • PyCon prep 

    • Plone has community booth

    • Will need volunteers and swag 

  • Budget 2019 prep - Paul and Carol present by end of January

  • Pylons meeting report-back

    • Steve Piercy organized.  Thanks Steve.

    • Paul researched all Foundation related documents and made them available to committee. Need to evaluate the easiest way to modify the documents to include Pylons. 

    • Get Apache Foundation’s advice on how to expand to cover more groups

    • Next meeting set for January 28, 2019

  • Zope Foundation Status

    • Matthew Wilkes did an amazing job getting a unanimous vote to move the Zope Foundation under the Plone Foundation umbrella. Thank You Matthew.

    • Transfer of assets has started. 

    • Paperwork needs to be updated in the State of Delaware

    • Short executive session

  • Server Request for CI 

    • Server proposed for testing to come from infrastructure budget

  • Tokyo conf administrative finishing up

  • New server for ploneconf sites


    old sites migrated off existing ploneconf server)

    • Kim to lead effort to update Plone versions and migrate to a new server. 

Continued Business

  • Review ongoing

Recent Events

    • Write the Docs Event in Amsterdam. Thanks for presenting Sven Strack. Plone was well represented.

    • PythonBrasil Europe MeetUp in Berlin Nov 24, 2018 - 10 attendees, 2 Plone Talks, Thanks Erico and Davi

    • JoinUp.eu open source gathering of EU with presentation on Plone

    • Alexander met with TU Dresden

Motion to adjourn by Alexander, seconded by Erico

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 21:00 UTC

Respectfully submitted,

Carol Ganz

Plone Foundation Secretary