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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=7&year=2017&hour=20&min=00&sec=0&p1=0 Noon PST/15:00 DMT (DoctorMonTime)/21:00 CET, (click for world clock)], Fri, April 7th, 2017.
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Next meeting:  [https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20191207T10&p1=202 10:00 PDT/18:00 UTC/19:00 CET, (click for world clock)], Fri., December 7, 2019. (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.
 
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.
  
 
== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
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* Hackfests
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** Next Hackfest
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*** Possible places:
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***# Boston (MIT/FSF)
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***# Paris (Palaiseau - Télécom ParisTech)
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***# Kiel
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***# Québec City
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***# Brussels (FOSDEM, 2nd & 3rd February)
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***# ? (GUADEC, summer)
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** LGM/Rennes Hackfest
  
* Portland Hackfest (cancelled) [bryce]
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* GSoC
** Post mortem.
 
  
* Future Hackfests/Conferences
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* Budget
** [https://2017.guadec.org/ GUADEC] Manchester July 28th - August 2nd. (Gtk3).
 
** [[Hackfest2017Fall|Fall Hackfest]]
 
  
* 2017 Budget
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* Bug migration off Launchpad
  
* Merchandise sales [bryce, Mc]
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* Infrastructure
** Spreadshirt account now ready to go
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** mailing list migration off SourceForge
** Need volunteers to set up and administer the Inkscape shop
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** Wiki migration off OSUOSL
** Self-serve merchandise sales - spreadshirt, cafepress, Golden Ribbon, Think Penguin or similar [Mc-]
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** Weblate service deployment
*** √ 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]
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* Software Release status
** Need to add mention of the five levels onto the Sponsor page
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** 2geom 1.1
** c.f. https://sourceforge.net/p/inkscape/mailman/message/34460338/
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** Inkscape 0.92.5
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** Inkscape 1.0beta
  
* Inkscape forum followup
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* Other Business
  
* Mesh gradient feature followup [tav]
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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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* Discuss the possibility of having something like a jobs board on the new forum.  Something similar to https://forum.inkscapecommunity.com/index.php?board=12.0  Would need strict rules to prevent misuse, spam, liability, etc.
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== Other Agenda Items ==
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* Sponsor acceptance policy
 
* Funded development [bryce]
 
* Funded development [bryce]
** Are the three projects still relevant? Yes
 
 
** Identify Manager/Reviewer/Second for each of the jobs
 
** Identify Manager/Reviewer/Second for each of the jobs
 
** How should we advertise the jobs?
 
** How should we advertise the jobs?
 
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* Outreachy: Next round starts in August [https://www.outreachy.org/mentor/]
* GSoC 2017 (We have been accepted!) [tav]
 
** JavaScript "extensions"
 
** Polyfills
 
** Coordinate inversion
 
** Remove dependence on garbage collector
 
** etc.
 
 
 
* Other Business
 
 
 
  
 
=== Action Items ===
 
=== Action Items ===
* 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
 
* Future hackfests
** 0.93 oriented hackfest [Tavmjong] [[HackfestGtk3]] [[Hackfest_0.93]]
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** Hackfest organizational tips (Need to document this someplace)
*** Location and time highly TBD
 
*** Tav will brainstorm on wiki about what it might look like
 
** SCALE oriented event [scislac]
 
*** Maybe could include class on contributing/hacking on inkscape (JonCruz suggestion)
 
** Hackfest organizational tips
 
 
*** Process: Have folks propose options, and then trade off cost projections and benefits
 
*** Process: Have folks propose options, and then trade off cost projections and benefits
 
*** Try to organize group lodging (same hotel, rented/air-bnb house, http://www.linuxhotel.de/community.en.html, etc.)
 
*** Try to organize group lodging (same hotel, rented/air-bnb house, http://www.linuxhotel.de/community.en.html, etc.)
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*** Prefer locations with local inkscape community on the ground
 
*** Prefer locations with local inkscape community on the ground
  
* Fundraising
 
** Need to engage a few more fund raising efforts, esp. with release as a goal
 
 
* Forum
 
** inkscapeforum is overwhelmed by moderation actions required (spam mostly), roughly 4000 new per month (50 spams per valid message), and lacks adequate active administrators
 
** √<s>Contact inkscapeforum (deadline next Board meeting)</s>  [Scislac]
 
*** √<s>Maybe request database dump (and maybe site tarball).</s>
 
*** If we can get a DB dump, consider feasibility of simply transplanting the phpBB
 
** √<s>Establish an "Inkscape Forum Exploratory Committee" to lay groundwork in case we need to establish our own Inkscape-managed forum</s>
 
*** √<s>Recruit 3-5 folks for this committee.  Ask Brynn to chair.</s> [Bryce]
 
*** √<s>Evaluate pros/cons of potential forum software candidates</s>
 
**** Are there DJango forums plugins as functional as phpBB?
 
**** Consider benefits of tight/loose integration with our Django website vs. something standalone
 
**** Consider hosting requirements (OSUOSL or elsewhere??)
 
**** Consider administrative requirements for maintaining/upgrading software
 
*** 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]
 
** 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]
 
** Update the budget, see what $$ remains in the hackfest fund [bryce]
 
 
* [https://inkscape.org/en/support-us/funded-development/ Funded development] [bryce]
 
* [https://inkscape.org/en/support-us/funded-development/ Funded development] [bryce]
 
* Add a C++-11 conversion project with tasks detailed to the Roadmap for 0.93 or later.  [valavanisalex]
 
* Add a C++-11 conversion project with tasks detailed to the Roadmap for 0.93 or later.  [valavanisalex]
* Regularly check sponsor ads / sponsor mentions on the website (Advance Systems: added Dec 9th, 2016)
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* Regularly check [[Sponsors_list|sponsor status]]
  
 
== Blocked Action Items ==
 
== Blocked Action Items ==
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* Privacy Policy [drmo] ~ Blocked waiting on time availability by SFC
 
* Privacy Policy [drmo] ~ Blocked waiting on time availability by SFC
 
* Amend CoC reporting section ~ Waiting until we have a dedicated email, e.g. abuse@inkscape.org
 
* Amend CoC reporting section ~ Waiting until we have a dedicated email, e.g. abuse@inkscape.org
* Rekindle release process for 0.91.1 [scislac]
 
* Verify large donation landed in our account, and then confirm and followup with Scislac for next steps on recognition, etc. [bryce]
 
** (No sign of it having landed...)
 
  
  
== Past Agenda Items ==
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== Board Meeting Transcripts ==
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=== 2019 ===
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-12-06.log.html 2019-12-06]
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* [https://alpha.inkscape.org/board/meetings/transcripts/2019-11-01.log.html 2019-11-01]
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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]
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=== 2018 ===
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* [https://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/2018-11-02.log.html 2018-11-02]
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* [https://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/2018-09-07.log.html 2018-09-07]
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* [https://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/2018-07-06.log.html 2018-07-06]
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* [https://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/2018-05-04.log.html 2018-05-04]
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* [https://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/board_meeting_2018-03-02.html 2018-03-02]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/12009/ 2018-02-02]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11875/ 2018-01-05]
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=== 2017 ===
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* [https://inkscape.org/paste/11743/ 2017-12-01]
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* [https://inkscape.org/paste/11651/ 2017-11-03]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11517/ 2017-10-06]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11377/ 2017-09-01]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11250/ 2017-08-04]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11176/ 2017-07-07]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/11064/ 2017-06-02]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10844/ 2017-04-07]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10740/ 2017-03-03]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10651/ 2017-02-03]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10582/ 2017-01-06]
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=== 2016 ===
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10484/ 2016-12-02]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/10241/ 2016-11-04]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9971/ 2016-09-02]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9864/ 2016-08-05]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9766/ 2016-07-08]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9667/ 2016-06-03]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9563/ 2016-05-06]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/9565/ 2016-04-01]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/7276/ 2016-01-08]
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=== 2015 ===
  
* √<s>Make mention of the code of conduct on the mailing list and website</s> [bryce]
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/7056/ 2015-12-04]
* √<s>Brainstorm future hackfests</s>
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/6886/ 2015-11-06]
** Focused hackfests? Possible topics: 0.92 release, GTK3.
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* [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 ==  
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=== 2014 ===
  
* Meeting 2014-09-15: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/392/
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2498/ 2014-11-26]
* Meeting 2014-09-29: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/854/
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2216/ 2014-11-19]
* Meeting 2014-10-08: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/950/
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2210/ 2014-11-12]
* Meeting 2014-10-15: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/1436/
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/2204/ 2014-11-05]
* Meeting 2014-11-05: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2204/
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/1436/ 2014-10-15]
* Meeting 2014-11-12: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2210/
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/950/ 2014-10-08]
* Meeting 2014-11-19: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2216/
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* [https://inkscape.org/gallery/item/854/ 2014-09-29]
* Meeting 2014-11-26: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/2498/
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* [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/
 
* Meeting 2017-03-03: transcript https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/10740/
 
  
* Archive of all transcripts:  https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/=pastebin/?q=meeting&order=-edited
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'''[https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/=pastebin/?q=meeting&order=-edited Website search for all transcripts]'''

Latest revision as of 12:18, 9 December 2019

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/18:00 UTC/19:00 CET, (click for world clock), Fri., December 7, 2019. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)

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

Agenda

  • Hackfests
    • Next Hackfest
      • Possible places:
        1. Boston (MIT/FSF)
        2. Paris (Palaiseau - Télécom ParisTech)
        3. Kiel
        4. Québec City
        5. Brussels (FOSDEM, 2nd & 3rd February)
        6.  ? (GUADEC, summer)
    • LGM/Rennes Hackfest
  • GSoC
  • Budget
  • Bug migration off Launchpad
  • Infrastructure
    • mailing list migration off SourceForge
    • Wiki migration off OSUOSL
    • Weblate service deployment
  • Software Release status
    • 2geom 1.1
    • Inkscape 0.92.5
    • Inkscape 1.0beta
  • Other Business
  • 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.

Other Agenda Items

  • 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 [1]

Action Items

  • Future hackfests
    • Hackfest organizational tips (Need to document this someplace)
      • Process: Have folks propose options, and then trade off cost projections and benefits
      • Try to organize group lodging (same hotel, rented/air-bnb house, http://www.linuxhotel.de/community.en.html, etc.)
      • Send a scout ahead of time to help avoid slummy accommodations
      • Catered lunches help keep everyone focused (we're already reimbursing on lunches, so cost differential isn't huge, and it saves hassle all around)
      • Boots on the ground at a location can be a huge help if plans go awry
      • Prefer locations with local inkscape community on the ground

Blocked Action Items

  • Privacy Policy [drmo] ~ Blocked waiting on time availability by SFC
  • Amend CoC reporting section ~ Waiting until we have a dedicated email, e.g. abuse@inkscape.org


Board Meeting Transcripts

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

Website search for all transcripts