Plone Foundation Board Minutes November 05, 2020

Meeting called to order at 19:02 UTC



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


Approval of the minutes of October 20, 2020

Erico moved to approve, Paul seconded

Unanimously Approved

Action Items

  • New member added to mailing list

    • Secretary sent notification
    • News Item pending

Incoming Correspondence

  • x

New Business

  • Prep for annual meeting

    • Chrissy will work on this in the upcoming weeks
    • Paul/Andy will get you a list of new contributor agreements
    • Add a section about doing the  plone conf virtual
    • Zope members
    • Other topics that should be included - let us know!

Continued Business

  • Plone Conference 2020

    • Schedule looks great! Its going to be an awesome conference

    • Sponsors are shaping up

      • creation of a new 'Diamond' level

    • Finances are looking good for us

    • Python Foundation inquired about diversity

      • free tix for the French track

      • Dorneles Treméa Scholarship Fund
    • List of trainings

      • touch base with trainers
      • need a schedule
      • would be great to have Zoom rooms for the trainings
  • Renewal cycle

    • see above Prep for annual meeting

  • Zope Domain

    • we have a contingency plan with, but may break existing setups

    • trademark is still in effect

  • review ongoing

Review Ongoing

  • Membership renewal is going as expected, some issues nothing too big
  • Sponsorships - Fulvio will take that on
  • Erico mentioned Plone at a PythonBrasil conference, maybe we'll see some conference attendees
  • Plone 6

    • bootstrap is pretty much prod ready
    • current documentation is outdated, it will need to be rewritten

      • WSGI, Zope4/5 - really technical docs
    • Volto

      • will need to have a meeting to figure out integration
      • how to install with Plone 6, installer, cli, tooling
      • need tooling champion - plone conf sprint could be ideal place for planning
      • Plone Steering Committee should be used for this
    • Open Spaces:

      • Scheduled for Friday (of the conference)
      • Plone 6/Volto integration 
      • We have a Travis CI issue

        • plone core is fine
        • add-on infrastructure will need to be moved
        • should probably be moved to github actions
  • Google Summer of Code
    • project times are shortened
    • projects will need to be smaller, achievable in ~1.5 months
    • is it worth it - different projects, different mentoring
    • types of projects submitted/accepted could change, maybe younger students will be interested
  • Internship

    • second round of submission
  • World Plone Day

    • plan on a virtual one

Erico moved to adjourn, Paul seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 19:53 UTC