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Community meeting: November 4, 2011

Held at:

  • 11:00:00 a.m. Friday November 4, 2011 in America/Los_Angeles
  • 02:00:00 p.m. Friday November 4, 2011 in Canada/Eastern
  • 19:00:00 Friday November 4, 2011 in UTC

Last meeting's minutes: 2011-09-23


Prior to the meeting

  • Please fill out Who's who if you want to be identified more readily in the future

Agenda & Minutes

  1. Introductions / roll call; paste "/me is <name> <affiliation>" to identify who you are and what organization, if any, you represent
  2. Find a volunteers to:
    1. Run the meeting: Anoop Atre, PALS
    2. Take minutes: Kathy Lussier, MassLNC
  3. Review action items from last meeting
    1. moodaepo (Anoop Atre) will send an email to the lists with the summary about community test servers for further discussion/input and also for folks who weren't at the meeting so they know where things are headed.
      1. Update: Anoop has not sent this e-mail, but plans on doing so after the meeting
    2. phasefx (Jason Etheridge) will send out an email regarding end of life for 2.0/1.6, modifying support statement to say "normally two major releases, with a minimum life of 18 months" or similar, designating 2.2 as the first LTS release, et cetera.
      1. Update: Jason sent the e-mail - - but there wasn't much discussion.
      2. Action item: moodaepo (Anoop Atre) will post announcement of end of life for 1.6. The development team will further discuss post 1.6 maintenance.
    3. Amy Terlaga will send an email to the Web team so they can keep track of the fact that she took over maintaining the Board minutes from dbs.
      1. Update: bshum (Ben Shum) reported for Amy that communication was made between the two groups.
  4. Communications committee & Website Team report and discussion Report by: LBA (Lori Ayre)
    1. The web team is pursuing the idea of implementing an "idea percolator" where people can share development ideas and help them find each other to possibly fund a new feature.
    2. Anyone who is interested can participate in the next web team meeting, scheduled for November 10, 11 a.m. (PST), 2 p.m. (EST).
    3. bshum (Ben Shum) asked about the Evergreen committees page. There are contact names listed here, but no contact details (e.g. e-mail address.)
      1. Action item: moodaepo (Anoop Atre) will set up proxy (postfix aliases) for primary contacts of each group
  5. Conference committee
    1. bshum (Ben Shum) reported that the program committee is still recruiting program ideas for the 2012 Evergreen conference. Details are at
    2. moodaepo (Anoop Atre) put a link to the conference web site on the Evergreen web site.
    3. Equinox set up as a site for last year's conference. LBA (Lori Ayre) recommended that it be used for the conference so that a new domain does not need to be created every year. The domain has been transferred to the Software Freedom Conservancy, but Equinox provides the name service.
      1. Action item: gmcharlt/Equinox will update the domain to point to this year's conference web site. gmcharlt reported that this action item is complete.
  6. Documentation Interest Group [ Report from Karen Collier.]
  7. Reports Taskforce report report by: jenny (Jenny Turner)
    1. Next task force meeting is 2:30 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, November 9.
  8. Developer report
    1. Announcement: Conifer will be hosting another Tpac development day at University of Windsor on December 8th and 9th.
    2. phasefx (Jason Etheridge) reported there are a lot of pull requests to work through.
  9. Governance committee report Minutes from our last meeting can be found here: Evergreen Oversight Board Meeting Minutes, October 4, 2011
  10. Schedule next meeting: Friday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m. EST, 11:00 a.m. PST.
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