[Members] Board Minutes 20150921

Goffi goffi at goffi.org
Tue Sep 22 12:33:21 UTC 2015


nice to see the website being updated.

As I mentionned on the xsf@ room, Jappix (http://jappix.org) and 
Libervia/Salut à Toi (http://salut-a-toi.org on which I am working) are 
lacking in "Projects using XMPP Social". I have not heard of any other one.

Also about the Fosdem summit: last year it was proposed that we could 
have a hacking day dedicated to end to end encryption. I think this 
would be great as I'm not convinced with the OTR or OMEMO solutions. I 
think we need a way to encrypt whole stanzas, and a jingle transport 
using it. Anyway a dedicated day to work on this old issue would be nice 
before the Fosdem.


On 21/09/2015 18:08, Dave Cridland wrote:
> Present: Everyone.
> 0. Agenda Bashing
> 1.Review website commitment list
> 2.Review commitment list from last time
> 3.AOB
> 4.Agree commitment for week ahead
> 5.Time and date of next
> 1. Review website commitment list
> Laura asked Adam to drive this part, and asked for status of each
> tickey. Adam said he had completed all his tickeys, and they could be
> closed. Ralph said he'd also done his tickey. Simon said he had
> completed his Social tickey, but had no takers for the Instant Messaging
> tickey; he will put out a second call for volunteers and then fall back
> to Kev Smith. Dave noted his tickeys weren't progressed. Peter offered
> to take some of the outstanding tickeys.
> After the status report, various tickeys were discussed (see chatroom logs).
> Of note was the discussion about the "legacy" URIs such as the /protocol
> tree - Ralph wanted to keep them, although further discussion noted that
> these URIs should be on jabber.org <http://jabber.org>. Peter thought we
> could get rid of them, but Ralph suggested having redirects to the XEPs
> defining them. Adam suggested Ralph and Peter took on the decision.
> Adam raised the problem that our sponsors currently have their logos in
> rotation on the site sidebar; this no longer exists in the new design.
> Ralph noted that "bottom" is a side, and therefore this may satisfy the
> requirements.
> Adam also said that we need people to review http://new.xmpp.org/ and
> file issues for anything they think should be different before we
> launch. Laura will ask Kev to ask Council.
> 2. Commitment from last time
> a) Laura has been making progress with the social channels, and will
> share details with the board.
> b) Adam/Ralph on the Summit: Ralph has sent out the announcement but has
> received very little response. He said that in his opinion, the Summit
> wasn't going ahead. Adam noted that there would be 3 Council memebers
> present anyway at his offices, and a few people are coming.
> c) Simon and the treasurer work
> Simon said there was no update, but he would send Peter and the
> applicant an update email now.
> d) Will and IoT strategy
> Will has made no progress, and due to real-world issues intruding, is
> unlikely to make headway until October.
> 3. AOB
> a) FOSDEM 2016
> Ralph noted that FOSDEM 2016 has been announced, and suggested starting
> to organize the Summit ASAP, including an early announcement. All were
> enthusiastically in favour of this approach, including from the floor.
> Dave suggested that organizing a dev-day may also be useful, and
> suggested this might be better done after FOSDEM. There was much
> discussion over whether it was useful to split the XSF days across the
> FOSDEM weekend or not (general consensus was that it wasn't).
> (Dave clarified that he meant an event targetted to newcomers rather
> than existing community; Kev suggested that getting much attendance from
> FOSDEM was optimistic anyway.)
> b) Dave wanted to mention that it was fast approaching election time
> again for Board and Council, but Laura blatantly ignored him.
> 4. Date and time of next.
> Same time next week.
> 5. Ite, Meeting Est

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