Plone Foundation Board Minutes August 13, 2020

Meeting called to order at 19:03 UTC


  • attendance
  • approval of the minutes of July 30
  • check if action items were followed up
  • incoming correspondence
    • Zope funds


Present:Chrissy Wainwright, Fulvio Casali, Erico Andrei, Paul Roeland, Jens Klein, Andy Leeb

Absent:Victor Fernandez de Alba (excused)

Approval of the minutes of July 30

Paul moved to approve, Erico seconded

Unanimously Approved

Action Items

  • Zope Foundation members email sent notifiying Plone Membership status
  • Zope Teams coordination

Incoming Correspondence

  • Zope Funding - Plone Foundation treasurer has been looped in. Good progress there.

New Business

  • Plone Governance Process / Steering Circle
    • Ambassadors remain an unresolved item
      • timezone issues could make meetings difficult logistically
      • perhaps inclusion could be optional
        • keep them in the loop with meetings, but not require them to be present
        • perhaps set up a rotation so not always super late for the same timezone

Continued Business

  • Plone Conference 2020
    • organizers are out on holiday for now, will meet with them as availability dictates
    • keep monitoring the situation in EU
    • we are bumping up against a deadline here even if conference is virtual 
  • Zope Domains
    • Repeated attempts to reach out to a domain owner have been met with no response
      • further sleuthing may be needed

Review Ongoing

  • Checking in on members of our community
  • Accessibility - perhaps a new volunteer. Board will coordinate contact for further discussion
    • Plone 4 is legacy, accessibility efforts are directed to Plone 5 and beyond
  • EU Project/Plone Internship - timeline has been adjusted for autumn, project will be reassessed then
    • EU government sponsored project mechanics discussed
  • Marketing minutes email
    • What is Plone - includes Plone, Zope, Volto, Guillotina - WIP
  • early version of
  • - has been created, initial content has been added
  • Plone on Windows is being revived

Erico moved to adjourn, Chrissy seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 19:44 UTC