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PSF Meeting Minutes for 2013-01-16

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The Python Software Foundation
Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

January 16, 2013

A regular meeting of the Python Software Foundation ("PSF") Board of Directors was held over Group Conference Call via phone and Internet Relay Chat beginning at 18:00 CET/ 12:00 EST, on January 16 2013. Van Lindberg presided over the meeting. Ewa Jodlowska prepared the minutes.

All votes are reported in the form "Y-N-A" (in favor-Y‚opposed-N‚abstentions-A; e.g. "5-1-2" means "5 in favor, 1 opposed, and 2 abstentions").

1   Attendance

The following members of the Board of Directors (8 of ll) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Tim Peters, Brian Curtin, Jessica McKellar, Doug Napoleone, David Mertz, and Jesse Noller. Also in attendance were Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer) and Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator).

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 19 December 2012 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.

RESOLVED, that we approve the minutes at as representing a true and accurate record of the December 19 2012 meeting.

Approved, 7-0-1.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

There were no votes taken over email.

5   Reports

Reports are due every second PSF Board Meeting.

6   PyData Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the PSF sponsor PyData Santa Clara happening in March 2013 with an amount of $3,500.

Approved, 8-0-0.

7   Provide Fiscal Sponsorship for San Diego Python Users Group

RESOLVED, that the PSF provide fiscal sponsorship for the "direct project" San Diego Python Users Group. The PSF will collect targeted donations and reimburse properly receipted expenses on their behalf up to the level of the donations made to this project. This project must not represent that they are independent legal entities.

Approved, 8-0-0.

8   MoinMoin Enhancement

RESOLVED, that the PSF grant 1000 USD to Thomas Waldmann to enhance the MoinMoin password hash storage security through using passlib.

Postponed until a later time because more details were necessary from T. Waldmann. On January 17th it was decided that two board members would offer their "director allowance" towards T. Waldmann's proposal. Marc-Andre and Jesse Noller contributed $500 USD each.

9   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 18:53 CEST/ 12:53 EDT.