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== Place and Time ==
 
== Place and Time ==
  
We meet in #inkscape-devel on [https://freenode.net/ freenode].
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We meet in #inkscape-devel on [https://freenode.net/ freenode]. You can also join the [https://chat.inkscape.org/channel/team_devel #team-devel discussion channel on chat.inkscape.org] to partake in the meeting.
  
 
Board meetings are typically the first Friday of each month.
 
Board meetings are typically the first Friday of each month.
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<em>Everybody in the Inkscape community is invited to participate.</em>
 
<em>Everybody in the Inkscape community is invited to participate.</em>
  
Next meeting:  [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=4&day=5&year=2019&hour=17&min=00&sec=0&p1=0 10:00 PDT/17:00 UTC/19:00 CEST, (click for world clock)], Fri, 5th April, 2019. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)
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Next meeting:  [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20201002T10&p1=202 10:00 PDT/17:00 UTC/19:00 CEST, (click for world clock)], Fri., Oct. 2, 2020. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)
  
Meetings should be announced in advance on [https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/inkscape-devel inkscape-devel] and [https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/inkscape-board inkscape-board] mailing lists.
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Meetings should be announced in advance on [https://lists.inkscape.org/hyperkitty/list/inkscape-devel@lists.inkscape.org inkscape-devel] and [https://lists.inkscape.org/hyperkitty/list/inkscape-board@lists.inkscape.org inkscape-board] mailing lists.
  
 
== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
* Infrastructure
 
** Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/inkscapeofficial/
 
** mailman3 status
 
** Wiki migration
 
** Weblate service deployment
 
  
* Sponsorship
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* Apple developer membership status update (bryce)
** Using gitlab issues for tracking
 
** Renewal of old sponsors
 
** 2 new bronze, 1 gold, 1 tbd
 
** SFC bookkeeping is still slow
 
** Sponsor acceptance policy
 
** Sponsor soliciting / outreach
 
  
* Should we set up some new teams under delegation from the board?
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* Gitlab OSS program progress (MC)
** Funding - Fundraisers, merchandising, sponsorship management, etc.
 
** Accounting - Travel & other reimbursements
 
** Legal - Trademarks, etc.
 
  
* Hackfest [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale/17x/ SCALE]
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* Outreachy program report (Mc)
** Review agenda
 
*** Ideas to present to Bradley?
 
** Calls for donations
 
  
* Hackfest [http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2019/ LGM 2019]
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* GSoC Mentor Summit? (Tav)
** May 30th-June 3rd (Saarbrucken, Germany)
 
** Next steps for organizing it
 
  
* GSoC
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* Developer meeting update (Mc)
** Mentors needed
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** How was 1.0.1?
** Guiding prospective students
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** Release date for 1.1
** Project ideas list
 
** Development starter docs
 
  
* Other Business
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* Community and developer development. (Tav)
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** [https://www.amazon.com/Producing-Open-Source-Software-Successful/dp/0596007590 Producing Open Source Software (Fogel)]
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** [https://www.amazon.com/Forge-Your-Future-Open-Source/dp/1680503014 Forge Your Future with Open Source (Brasseur)]
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** [https://www.amazon.com/C-17-Complete-Guide-First/dp/396730017X C++17 - The Complete Guide (Josuttis)]
  
== Other Agenda Items ==
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* Vectors update (ryangorley)
* Sponsor acceptance policy
 
* Funded development [bryce]
 
** Identify Manager/Reviewer/Second for each of the jobs
 
** How should we advertise the jobs?
 
* Outreachy: Next round starts in August [https://www.outreachy.org/mentor/]
 
  
=== Action Items ===
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* Board structure update(?) (ted)
* Future hackfests
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*:We've talked about board members have specific responsibilities. I (Tav) have tried to come up with a list of specific tasks.
** Hackfest organizational tips (Need to document this someplace)
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*# SFC Liaison
*** Process: Have folks propose options, and then trade off cost projections and benefits
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*#* Communicate issues with SFC. Followup to ensure issues are addressed.
*** Try to organize group lodging (same hotel, rented/air-bnb house, http://www.linuxhotel.de/community.en.html, etc.)
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*#* Report results of board votes to SFC.
*** Send a scout ahead of time to help avoid slummy accommodations
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*# Treasurer
*** Catered lunches help keep everyone focused (we're already reimbursing on lunches, so cost differential isn't huge, and it saves hassle all around)
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*#* Prepare budget (yearly).
*** Boots on the ground at a location can be a huge help if plans go awry
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*#* Prepare votes for budget items.
*** Prefer locations with local inkscape community on the ground
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*#* Monthly reports (one or two lines).
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*# Board Meeting Manager
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*#* Announce meetings.
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*#* Updates agenda with board member's input.
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*#* Posts minutes (if we switch to video meetings, keep notes).
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*# Community in-reach
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*#* Liaisons with various groups of Inkscape's internal community (developers, translators, etc.).
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*#* Hackfest coordinator (Aids hackfest organizers deal with logistics, SFC rules, etc.).
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*#* Developer development.
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*# Community out-reach
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*#* Development of greater community (e.g. users).
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*#* Monitors social media.
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*#* Vector's liaison.
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*# Fund raising
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*#* Looks for new sources of funding.
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*#* Co-ordinates with Vector's and others on funding campaigns.
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*# ?
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*: I (Tav) would volunteer for the treasurer role.
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*: I (Martin) would volunteer for the SFC Liaison role.
  
* [https://inkscape.org/en/support-us/funded-development/ Funded development] [bryce]
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* Budget
* Add a C++-11 conversion project with tasks detailed to the Roadmap for 0.93 or later.  [valavanisalex]
 
* Regularly check [[Sponsors_list|sponsor status]]
 
  
== Blocked Action Items ==
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== Deferred Agenda ==
  
* Privacy Policy [drmo] ~ Blocked waiting on time availability by SFC
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* Next Hackfest
* Amend CoC reporting section ~ Waiting until we have a dedicated email, e.g. abuse@inkscape.org
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* Need someone to handle escalated complaints re CoC, since Krzysztof Kosiński has resigned. Hopefully someone with training or experience with conflict resolution or mediation.  Not much time needed, probably would never happen, but need to be ready just in case. Currently it's vacant.
  
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== Board Meeting Transcripts ==
  
== Board Meeting Transcripts ==  
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=== 2020 ===
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-10-02.log.html 2020-10-02]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-03-06.log.html 2020-03-06]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-02-07.log.html 2020-02-07]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-01-03.log.html 2020-01-03]
  
 
=== 2019 ===
 
=== 2019 ===
  
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-03-01.log.html 2019-03-01]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-12-06.log.html 2019-12-06]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-02-01.log.html 2019-02-01]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-11-01.log.html 2019-11-01]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-01-04.log.html 2019-01-04]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-10-04.log.html 2019-10-04]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-09-06.log.html 2019-09-06]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-08-03.log.html 2019-08-03]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-07-26.log.html 2019-07-26]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-07-12.log.html 2019-07-12]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-06-07.log.html 2019-06-07]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-05-03.log.html 2019-05-03]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-04-05.log.html 2019-04-05]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-03-01.log.html 2019-03-01]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-02-01.log.html 2019-02-01]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-01-04.log.html 2019-01-04]
  
 
=== 2018 ===
 
=== 2018 ===
  
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-12-07.log.html 2018-12-07]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-12-07.log.html 2018-12-07]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-11-02.log.html 2018-11-02]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-11-02.log.html 2018-11-02]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-10-05.log.html 2018-10-05]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-10-05.log.html 2018-10-05]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-09-07.log.html 2018-09-07]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-09-07.log.html 2018-09-07]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-08-03.log.html 2018-08-03]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-08-03.log.html 2018-08-03]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-07-06.log.html 2018-07-06]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-07-06.log.html 2018-07-06]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-06-01.log.html 2018-06-01]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-06-01.log.html 2018-06-01]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-05-04.log.html 2018-05-04]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-05-04.log.html 2018-05-04]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-04-06.log.html 2018-04-06]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-04-06.log.html 2018-04-06]
* [http://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/board_meeting_2018-03-02.html 2018-03-02]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/board_meeting_2018-03-02.html 2018-03-02]
 
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/12009/ 2018-02-02]
 
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/12009/ 2018-02-02]
 
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11875/ 2018-01-05]
 
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11875/ 2018-01-05]

Revision as of 18:46, 2 October 2020

Place and Time

We meet in #inkscape-devel on freenode. You can also join the #team-devel discussion channel on chat.inkscape.org to partake in the meeting.

Board meetings are typically the first Friday of each month.

Everybody in the Inkscape community is invited to participate.

Next meeting: 10:00 PDT/17:00 UTC/19:00 CEST, (click for world clock), Fri., Oct. 2, 2020. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)

Meetings should be announced in advance on inkscape-devel and inkscape-board mailing lists.

Agenda

  • Apple developer membership status update (bryce)
  • Gitlab OSS program progress (MC)
  • Outreachy program report (Mc)
  • GSoC Mentor Summit? (Tav)
  • Developer meeting update (Mc)
    • How was 1.0.1?
    • Release date for 1.1
  • Vectors update (ryangorley)
  • Board structure update(?) (ted)
    We've talked about board members have specific responsibilities. I (Tav) have tried to come up with a list of specific tasks.
    1. SFC Liaison
      • Communicate issues with SFC. Followup to ensure issues are addressed.
      • Report results of board votes to SFC.
    2. Treasurer
      • Prepare budget (yearly).
      • Prepare votes for budget items.
      • Monthly reports (one or two lines).
    3. Board Meeting Manager
      • Announce meetings.
      • Updates agenda with board member's input.
      • Posts minutes (if we switch to video meetings, keep notes).
    4. Community in-reach
      • Liaisons with various groups of Inkscape's internal community (developers, translators, etc.).
      • Hackfest coordinator (Aids hackfest organizers deal with logistics, SFC rules, etc.).
      • Developer development.
    5. Community out-reach
      • Development of greater community (e.g. users).
      • Monitors social media.
      • Vector's liaison.
    6. Fund raising
      • Looks for new sources of funding.
      • Co-ordinates with Vector's and others on funding campaigns.
    7.  ?
    I (Tav) would volunteer for the treasurer role.
    I (Martin) would volunteer for the SFC Liaison role.
  • Budget

Deferred Agenda

  • Next Hackfest
  • Need someone to handle escalated complaints re CoC, since Krzysztof Kosiński has resigned. Hopefully someone with training or experience with conflict resolution or mediation. Not much time needed, probably would never happen, but need to be ready just in case. Currently it's vacant.

Board Meeting Transcripts

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

Website search for all transcripts