Leadership Committee Status Updates

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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 April, 2019. (Time is fixed to 10 AM Pacific Time.)

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


  • Sponsorship
    • 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?
    • Funding - Fundraisers, merchandising, sponsorship management, etc.
    • Accounting - Travel & other reimbursements
    • Legal - Trademarks, etc.
  • Hackfest SCALE
    • Review agenda
      • Ideas to present to Bradley?
    • Calls for donations
  • Hackfest LGM 2019
    • May 30th-June 3rd (Saarbrucken, Germany)
    • Next steps for organizing it
  • GSoC
    • Mentors needed
    • Guiding prospective students
    • Project ideas list
    • Development starter docs
  • 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

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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