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* Merchandise sales [bryce, Mc]
 
* Merchandise sales [bryce, Mc]
 
** Spreadshirt account now ready to go
 
** 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-]
 
** 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]
 
* Followup to sponsorship level [bryce]
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* GSoC 2017 (We have been accepted!) [tav]
 
* GSoC 2017 (We have been accepted!) [tav]
** JavaScript "extensions"
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** When in the schedule do reviews and other next steps occur?
** Polyfills
+
** Projects accepted:
** Coordinate inversion
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*** JavaScript "extensions"
** Remove dependence on garbage collector
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*** Polyfills
** etc.
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*** Coordinate inversion
 +
*** Remove dependence on garbage collector
  
 
* git migration
 
* git migration
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* 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
  
== Past Agenda Items ==
 
 
* √<s>Make mention of the code of conduct on the mailing list and website</s> [bryce]
 
* √<s>Brainstorm future hackfests</s>
 
** Focused hackfests? Possible topics: 0.92 release, GTK3.
 
* √<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 ==  
 
== Minutes ==  

Revision as of 01:14, 26 May 2017

Place and Time

We meet in #inkscape-devel on freenode.

Board meetings are typically the first Friday of each month.

Everybody in the Inkscape community is invited to participate.

Next meeting: Noon PDT/15:00 DMT (DoctorMonTime)/21:00 CEST, (click for world clock), Fri, June 2nd, 2017.

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

Agenda

  • 2017 Budget
  • Merchandise sales [bryce, Mc]
    • Spreadshirt account now ready to go
    • Self-serve merchandise sales - spreadshirt, cafepress, Golden Ribbon, Think Penguin or similar [Mc-]
  • Funded development [bryce]
    • Identify Manager/Reviewer/Second for each of the jobs
    • How should we advertise the jobs?
  • GSoC 2017 (We have been accepted!) [tav]
    • When in the schedule do reviews and other next steps occur?
    • Projects accepted:
      • JavaScript "extensions"
      • Polyfills
      • Coordinate inversion
      • Remove dependence on garbage collector
  • git migration
  • Infrastructure backup/alternate hosting
  • Other Business


Action Items

  • Merchandise Sales
    • Get doctormo and prkos added as shopkeepers
  • 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
  • Fundraising
    • Need to engage a few more fund raising efforts
  • 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 √twitter, 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]
  • Funded development [bryce]
  • 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)

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


Minutes