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PSF Meeting Minutes for Aug. 22, 2014

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

August 22, 2014

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 14:00 UTC, on August 22, 2014. Van Lindberg presided over the meeting. Ewa Jodlowska recorded the call/IRC transcript.

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 (08 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Brian Curtin, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Jessica McKellar, Lynn Root, Nick Coghlan, Kushal Das, and Alex Gaynor (joined during the discussion part - after all voting). Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator) also was in attendance.

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 08 August 2014 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.

RESOLVED, that the PSF approve the minutes at as representing a true and accurate record of the August 8, 2014 meeting.

Approved, 7-0-0.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between the August 8th and August 22nd meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

There were no votes taken over email between the August 8th and August 22nd meetings.

5   Reports

Reports will be included in the next batch of September board meeting minutes.

6   PyTexas 2014 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyTexas 2014 in the amount of $1,500

Approved, 7-0-0.

7   PSF Representation at PyConZA 2014

RESOLVED, that the PSF reimburse expenses not to exceed USD 1,500 to allow director David Mertz to attend the PyCon South Africa 2014 conference and represent the PSF

Approved, 7-0-0.

8   Other Business

  • The board decided to postpone the voting for the Django: Under The Hood Conference sponsorship. Marc-Andre will contact the organizers for further info (ticket price, sponsor prospectus, better attendee count).
  • The board decided to postpone the voting on python3-ldap development. Nick will reach out to the grantee for further info (commercial products were you hoping to test against, would it be sufficient to test against those, rather than specifically against the commercial products?, consideration of companies who offer free continuous integration services). Brian and Van will help with getting licenses needed for this project.
  • Van gave a quick update on the status of pydotorg and what are next steps will be.

9   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 14:29 UTC.