Plone Foundation Board Minutes January 07, 2021

Meeting called to order at 19:03 UTC



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


Approval of the minutes of December 22, 2020

Erico moved to approve, Jens seconded

Unanimously Approved

New Business

  • 2021 Budget

    • Chrissy and Erico will spearhead this effort

  • Google Summer of Code

    • Paul - will continue to work on this

  • [Executive Session]

  • Ambassadors

    • Maybe reorganize as an adjunct of the marketing team

    • Reporting to marketing team
    • Update list, William is no longer an ambassador
  • Plone installers

    • classic, Plone 6, Volto (npm), per platform installers, pip install plone, Digital Ocean button...

    • installing Plone in China is hard

    • we need to unify this story, Plone Board can offer strategic oversight/roadmapping

      • a number of issues with our current installer

        • a bit long in the tooth

        • windows does not really work well

        • current installer is a bunch of bash scripts, not workable for Plone 6

        • docker images/containerization for devops

        • buildout isn't needed for development as much as it was in the past

      • Jens - will organize a team to discuss

Continued Business

  • Plone Conference 2020

    • Chrissy has been working on the Python Foundation adminstrivia, will work with Jen for an invoice
    • Videos need to be uploaded to YouTube

      • some automation is required
      • Erico, Paul, MaryBeth will coordinate
  • Review Ongoing

Review Ongoing

  • new Plone Board page will be published
  • CloudFlare Plone Web firewall rules for Plone - community maintain rule set, and CF would get it

    • see if people are available to work on this, post on
    • AI team will also work on this

Paul moved to adjourn, William seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 19:59 UTC