Plone Foundation Board Minutes May 07, 2020

Meeting called to order at 19:00 UTC



Present: Chrissy Wainwright, Fulvio Casali, Erico Andrei, Paul Roeland, Andy Leeb, Victor Fernandez de Alba

Absent: Jens Klein

Approval of the minutes of April 23, 2020

Victor moved to approve, Erico seconded

Unanimously Approved

Action Items

  • x

Incoming Correspondence

  • we had a request to see if we wanted to take over a domain that has "plone" in it

    • Chrissy will respond

New Business

  • Sponsorships

    • Kim Nguyen

      • recurring meeting with Chrissy
      • sponsorship db on plone [dot] org slash sponsors

        • logos displayed via a Sponsorship ContentType
        • level is controlled via a field in the CT
        • in depth description of how the sponsorship database works
        • will continue to work on sponsorship
      • some internals on processing sponsor payment 
    • is plone (field) still worthwhile? maybe we can have a way to auto populate the plone, less maintenance

      • could be a gatsby site

Continued Business

  • Plone Conf 2020

  • Zope Domains

  • GitHub Sponsors Status

  • review ongoing

Review Ongoing

  • Plone Conf 2020

    • will need to follow up on the virtual part of the conference
    • plone branded facemasks
    • would be hard to push back to 2021
    • we need to wait to assess closer to the date

      • make it entirely a virtual conf if we cancel the physical one
    • what is the bar for deciding to cancel the conference?
    • deadline for decision is June 4

      • invite conference organizers
  • Zope Domains

    • no new responses
    • there is some runway before expiration
  • GitHub sponsor

    • coordinate within communication team to publicize
  • Review Ongoing

    • funka [dot] com, EU funded program to improve accessibility for content creators

      • project is starting up, Paul is involved
      • focusing on Plone 6, Volto editor
      • currently at TOR (terms of reference) phase
      • this is a research project so ideas are welcome

        • for example, AI image inspection
    • password manager finalization
    • Rikupekka Oksanen is now team lead for communication and marketing!

      • Thank you Kim for your service executing this role and successfully passing the crown!
  • [Executive Session]

Erico moved to adjourn, Paul seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 19:59 UTC