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== Agenda ==
== Agenda ==
* Past hackfests: recap.
** [[Hackfest2018 Kiel]] - Sun, 2018-09-09 until Thu, 2018-09-13 (Kiel, Germany)
* Future meetings/hackfests.
* Future meetings/hackfests.
** [[Hackfest2018 Kiel]] - Sun, 2018-09-09 until Thu, 2018-09-13 (Kiel, Germany)
** [[Hackfest2019 SCALE]]: [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale/17x/ SCALE] - March 7th-10th, 2019 (Pasadena, California) (Before or after.)
** [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale/17x/ SCALE] - March 7th-10th, 2019 (Pasadena, California)
** [[Hackfest2019 Saarbrücken]]: [http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2019/ LGM 2019] - May 30th-June 3rd (Saarbrucken, Germany) Proposed. (About two hours by train from Paris.)
** [http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2019/ LGM 2019] - May 30th-June 3rd (Saarbrucken, Germany) Proposed. (About two hours by train from Paris.)
* Infrastructure
** [http://chat.inkscape.org Inkscape Chat]
* Merchandise sales
* Merchandise sales

Revision as of 07:43, 2 October 2018

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: 10:00 PDT/17:00 UTC/19:00 CEST, (click for world clock), Fri, 5th October, 2018. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)

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


  • Past hackfests: recap.
  • Merchandise sales
    • Spreadshirt [cr]
    • Evaluate self-serve merchandise sales - spreadshirt, cafepress, Golden Ribbon, Think Penguin or similar [Mc]

  • Other Business

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
  • 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
    • Deals Land UK: added June, 21st, 2017

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

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