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== Place and Time ==
{{DISPLAYTITLE:Project Leadership Committee Status Updates}}


We meet in #inkscape-devel on [https://freenode.net/ freenode].
== What Happens ==


Board meetings are typically the first Friday of each month.
These meetings are used for status updates and information on the project to ensure that everyone knows what is going on the various teams and with leadership committee working items. It does not, and can not by charter, include binding votes as those take place on the [https://lists.inkscape.org/postorius/lists/inkscape-board.lists.inkscape.org/ board mailing list].


<em>Everybody in the Inkscape community is invited to participate.</em>
== Place and Time ==


Next meeting:  [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=3&day=3&year=2017&hour=20&min=00&sec=0&p1=0 Noon PST/15:00 DMT (DoctorMonTime)/21:00 CET, (click for world clock)], Fri, March 3rd, 2017.
We meet in #inkscape-board on [https://libera.chat libera.chat] (or via [https://matrix.to/#/#inkscape-board:libera.chat Matrix]). You can also join the [https://chat.inkscape.org/channel/inkscape_board #inkscape_board discussion channel on chat.inkscape.org] to partake in the meeting.


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.
These meetings are typically the first Friday of each month.


== Agenda ==
<em>Everybody in the Inkscape community is invited to participate.</em>
 
* Merchandise sales [bryce, Mc]
** Spreadshirt account now ready to go
** Need volunteers to set up and administer the Inkscape shop
** Self-serve merchandise sales - spreadshirt, cafepress, Golden Ribbon, Think Penguin or similar [Mc-]
*** √ Investigate how you setup where your money goes
*** √ Register an 'Inkscape Admin' account on the site (and add credentials to our credentials repo)
*** Need to define our designs (SVG).  Maybe official "about" images, inkscape logo, etc. just to start
*** Maybe arrange things to give some cash back to original authors, esp. for about screen images
*** Upload a few designs
*** Decide on a price to set
*** Convince people to buy the items
*** Can set up a "shop" for your brand
*** Mc- will help work on getting this set up
 
* Followup to sponsorship level [bryce]
** Need to add mention of the five levels onto the Sponsor page
** c.f. https://sourceforge.net/p/inkscape/mailman/message/34460338/


* Inkscape forum followup
Next meeting:  [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20210702T10&p1=202 10:00 PDT/17:00 UTC/19:00 CEST, (click for world clock)], Fri., July 2, 2021. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)


* Mesh gradient feature followup [tav]
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.


* LGM 2017 (Rio de Janeiro: April 20-23 [dates not final]) [ted]
A calendar is available in UTC, but sometimes gets out of sync because of the non-UTc nature of this event: https://inkscape.org/cals/event/2/


* Funded development [bryce]
== Working Items ==
** Are the three projects still relevant? Yes
** Identify Manager/Reviewer/Second for each of the jobs
** How should we advertise the jobs?


* Next hackfest
* SFC Items (ted)
* Student programs (Outreachy, GSoC, etc) (Tav)
* Developer meeting update (Mc)
* Vectors update (ryangorley)
* Infrastructure update (doctormo)
*Membership def proposal (ted)


* GSoC 2017 [tav]
== Meeting Transcripts ==
** JavaScript "extensions"
** Polyfills
** Coordinate inversion
** Remove dependence on garbage collector
** etc.


* Other Business
=== 2021 ===
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2021-07-02.log.html 2021-07-02]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2021-06-04.log.html 2021-06-04]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2021-05-07.log.html 2021-05-07]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2021-04-09.log.html 2021-04-09]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2021-03-05.log.html 2021-03-05]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2021-02-05.log.html 2021-02-05]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2021-01-08.log.html 2021-01-08]


=== 2020 ===
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-12-04.log.html 2020-12-04]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-11-06.log.html 2020-11-06]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-10-02.log.html 2020-10-02]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-09-04.log.html 2020-09-04]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-08-07.log.html 2020-08-07]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-06-05.log.html 2020-06-05]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-05-01.log.html 2020-05-01]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-03-06.log.html 2020-03-06]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-02-07.log.html 2020-02-07]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2020-01-03.log.html 2020-01-03]


=== Action Items ===
=== 2019 ===
* svg 2.0:
** √<s>Land GUI changes for enabling meshgradients for 0.92.x</s> [Tavmjong]
** √<s>Release a pre3 with meshgradients</s> [bryce]
** Look at warning/cleaning for "plain svg" [doctormo]
* Merchandise Sales
** Get doctormo and prkos added as shopkeepers


* Future hackfests
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-12-06.log.html 2019-12-06]
** 0.93 oriented hackfest [Tavmjong] [[HackfestGtk3]] [[Hackfest_0.93]]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-11-01.log.html 2019-11-01]
*** Location and time highly TBD
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-10-04.log.html 2019-10-04]
*** Tav will brainstorm on wiki about what it might look like
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-09-06.log.html 2019-09-06]
** SCALE oriented event [scislac]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-08-03.log.html 2019-08-03]
*** Maybe could include class on contributing/hacking on inkscape (JonCruz suggestion)
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-07-26.log.html 2019-07-26]
** Hackfest organizational tips
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-07-12.log.html 2019-07-12]
*** Process: Have folks propose options, and then trade off cost projections and benefits
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-06-07.log.html 2019-06-07]
*** Try to organize group lodging (same hotel, rented/air-bnb house, http://www.linuxhotel.de/community.en.html, etc.)
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-05-03.log.html 2019-05-03]
*** Send a scout ahead of time to help avoid slummy accommodations
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-04-05.log.html 2019-04-05]
*** Catered lunches help keep everyone focused (we're already reimbursing on lunches, so cost differential isn't huge, and it saves hassle all around)
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-03-01.log.html 2019-03-01]
*** Boots on the ground at a location can be a huge help if plans go awry
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-02-01.log.html 2019-02-01]
*** Prefer locations with local inkscape community on the ground
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-01-04.log.html 2019-01-04]


* Fundraising
=== 2018 ===
** Need to engage a few more fund raising efforts, esp. with release as a goal


* Forum
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-12-07.log.html 2018-12-07]
** inkscapeforum is overwhelmed by moderation actions required (spam mostly), roughly 4000 new per month (50 spams per valid message), and lacks adequate active administrators
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-11-02.log.html 2018-11-02]
** √<s>Contact inkscapeforum (deadline next Board meeting)</s>  [Scislac]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-10-05.log.html 2018-10-05]
*** √<s>Maybe request database dump (and maybe site tarball).</s>
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-09-07.log.html 2018-09-07]
*** If we can get a DB dump, consider feasibility of simply transplanting the phpBB
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-08-03.log.html 2018-08-03]
** √<s>Establish an "Inkscape Forum Exploratory Committee" to lay groundwork in case we need to establish our own Inkscape-managed forum</s>
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-07-06.log.html 2018-07-06]
*** √<s>Recruit 3-5 folks for this committee. Ask Brynn to chair.</s> [Bryce]
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-06-01.log.html 2018-06-01]
*** √<s>Evaluate pros/cons of potential forum software candidates</s>
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-05-04.log.html 2018-05-04]
**** Are there DJango forums plugins as functional as phpBB?
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2018-04-06.log.html 2018-04-06]
**** Consider benefits of tight/loose integration with our Django website vs. something standalone
* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/board_meeting_2018-03-02.html 2018-03-02]
**** Consider hosting requirements (OSUOSL or elsewhere??)
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/12009/ 2018-02-02]
**** Consider administrative requirements for maintaining/upgrading software
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11875/ 2018-01-05]
*** Plan the chartering of a moderation team
*** Plan steps for curtailing spam. E.g. akismet, req. account to post; auto-ban spammer accounts; etc.
*** Plan steps for customizing the forum site design appearance / style
*** Present a recommended course of action


* Credentials management for board members and administrators [bryce]
=== 2017 ===
** GPG keys
** Policy on website credential access
** List of administrators needing credential access
** Setting up a shared project administrative account for various services
** Check that our credentials escrow includes √<s>twitter</s>, facebook, Inkscape forum admin, and IRC moderation keys [bryce]


* Finalization of Budget 2016 [bryce]
* [https://inkscape.org/paste/11743/ 2017-12-01]
** Update the budget, see what $$ remains in the hackfest fund [bryce]
* [https://inkscape.org/paste/11651/ 2017-11-03]
* [https://inkscape.org/en/support-us/funded-development/ Funded development] [bryce]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11517/ 2017-10-06]
* Add a C++-11 conversion project with tasks detailed to the Roadmap for 0.93 or later. [valavanisalex]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11377/ 2017-09-01]
* Regularly check sponsor ads / sponsor mentions on the website (Advance Systems: added Dec 9th, 2016)
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11250/ 2017-08-04]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11176/ 2017-07-07]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11064/ 2017-06-02]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10844/ 2017-04-07]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10740/ 2017-03-03]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10651/ 2017-02-03]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10582/ 2017-01-06]


== Blocked Action Items ==
=== 2016 ===


* Privacy Policy [drmo] ~ Blocked waiting on time availability by SFC
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10484/ 2016-12-02]
* Amend CoC reporting section ~ Waiting until we have a dedicated email, e.g. abuse@inkscape.org
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10241/ 2016-11-04]
* Rekindle release process for 0.91.1 [scislac]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9971/ 2016-09-02]
* Verify large donation landed in our account, and then confirm and followup with Scislac for next steps on recognition, etc. [bryce]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9864/ 2016-08-05]
** (No sign of it having landed...)
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9766/ 2016-07-08]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9667/ 2016-06-03]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9563/ 2016-05-06]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9565/ 2016-04-01]


* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/7276/ 2016-01-08]


== Past Agenda Items ==
=== 2015 ===


* √<s>Make mention of the code of conduct on the mailing list and website</s> [bryce]
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/7056/ 2015-12-04]
* √<s>Brainstorm future hackfests</s>
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/6886/ 2015-11-06]
** Focused hackfests? Possible topics: 0.92 release, GTK3.
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/6701/ 2015-10-02]
* √<s>Followup to GPLv2+ licensing</s> [tweenk]
* √<s>Followup to CoC work</s>
* √<a>Arrange vote on GPLv2+ board statement</s> [bryce]
* √<s>GSoC 2016 kickoff</s> [scislac]
* √<s>Debrief from [[Hackfest2016|Hackfest 2016]]: Leeds</s> [valavanisalex]
* √<s>New agenda for next month</s> [bryce]
* √<s>Post meeting minutes</s> [scislac]
* √<s>Arrange vote on Leeds hackfest proposal</s> [bryce]
* √<s>Identify who has not registered their GPG keys for credentials access, that should</s> [bryce]
* √<s>Prepare for GSoC 2016 project application</s>
** √<s>Get Project Suggestions list ready for GSoC</s> [bryce]
** √<s>Send bryce list of required details for Project Suggestions page</s> [scislac]
** √<s>Submit mentoring application (opens Feb 8th, deadline Feb 19th)</s> [scislac]
** √<s>Solicit mentors to be pre-assigned to project ideas (tweenk & tav already volunteered)</s> [scislac]
* √<s>Contact GIMP developers about licensing of GPLv3+ code included in Inkscape</s> [tweenk]
* √<s>GPLv2+</s> [tweenk]
** √<s>tweenk will followup regarding resolution of remaining licensing issues</s>
* √<s>Rekindle release process for 0.92.  Need to complete cmake work, enter feature freeze, and announce timeline for finishing the release</s> [bryce]


== Minutes ==  
=== 2014 ===


* Meeting 2014-09-15: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/392/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2498/ 2014-11-26]
* Meeting 2014-09-29: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/854/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2216/ 2014-11-19]
* Meeting 2014-10-08: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/950/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2210/ 2014-11-12]
* Meeting 2014-10-15: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/1436/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2204/ 2014-11-05]
* Meeting 2014-11-05: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2204/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/1436/ 2014-10-15]
* Meeting 2014-11-12: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2210/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/950/ 2014-10-08]
* Meeting 2014-11-19: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2216/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/854/ 2014-09-29]
* Meeting 2014-11-26: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2498/
* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/392/ 2014-09-15]
* Meeting 2015-10-02: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/6701/
* Meeting 2015-11-06: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/6886/
* Meeting 2015-12-04: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/7056/
* Meeting 2016-01-08: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/7276/
* Meeting 2016-04-01: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/9565/
* Meeting 2016-05-06: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/9563/
* Meeting 2016-06-03: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/9667/
* Meeting 2016-07-08: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/9766/
* Meeting 2016-08-05: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/9864/
* Meeting 2016-09-02: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/9971/
* Meeting 2016-11-04: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/10241/
* Meeting 2016-12-02: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/10484/
* Meeting 2017-01-06: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/10582/
* Meeting 2017-02-03: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/10651/


* Archive of all transcripts:  https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/=pastebin/?q=meeting&order=-edited
'''[https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/=pastebin/?q=meeting&order=-edited Website search for all transcripts]'''

Latest revision as of 13:26, 16 July 2021


What Happens

These meetings are used for status updates and information on the project to ensure that everyone knows what is going on the various teams and with leadership committee working items. It does not, and can not by charter, include binding votes as those take place on the board mailing list.

Place and Time

We meet in #inkscape-board on libera.chat (or via Matrix). You can also join the #inkscape_board discussion channel on chat.inkscape.org to partake in the meeting.

These 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., July 2, 2021. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)

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

A calendar is available in UTC, but sometimes gets out of sync because of the non-UTc nature of this event: https://inkscape.org/cals/event/2/

Working Items

  • SFC Items (ted)
  • Student programs (Outreachy, GSoC, etc) (Tav)
  • Developer meeting update (Mc)
  • Vectors update (ryangorley)
  • Infrastructure update (doctormo)
  • Membership def proposal (ted)

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