Plone Foundation Board Minutes June 24, 2021

Meeting called to order at 19:03 UTC



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

Absent:Paul Roeland (excused)

Approval of the minutes of June 10, 2021

Erico moved to approve, Jens seconded

Unanimously Approved

Action Items

  • Chrissy signed the LoudSwarm contract

Incoming Correspondence

  • Letter of Recommendation for Rodrigo Ferreira de Souza

    • Board will provide 
  • site - it does not look like the Board needs to take any action. Erico will forward to infrastructure team.

New Business

  • PSF Bylaw Changes

    • bylaws are in github repo as markdown files

      • Erico motions, Chrissy seconded
      • Andy volunteers to move PF bylaws to markdown in a github repo
    • Helios voting system

      • other open source orgs are using helios voting system e.g. OSI
      • Erico volunteers to set this up
  • Plone Foundation may want to consider moving towards Helios

    • trial run perhaps

Review Ongoing

  • Security Team Meeting

    • Issues discussed:

      • more people need to be involved and active
      • support releases for 6.0, 5.2 with security fixes. 

        • only latest versions are supported e.g. if 6.1 is out, security fix goes to that version, 6.0 is not supported
        • hotfix testing, 6FU will help with this, hotfix maintainer will get more feedback
        • Plone security github repo is private

          • Github actions have hour limits, perhaps need to raise the limit
  • Marketing team, dev team timeline coordination for Plone 6

Andy moved to adjourn, Victor seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 19:34 UTC