PSF Meeting Minutes for Jan. 21, 2015
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 January 21, 2015. Van Lindberg presided over the meeting. Ewa Jodlowska took notes/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").
The following members of the Board of Directors (06 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Brian Curtin, Lynn Root, Nick Coghlan, and Kushal Das. Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator) was also in attendance.
2 Minutes of Past Meetings
The 7 January 2015 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.
RESOLVED, that the PSF approve the minutes at https://mail.python.org/mailman/private/psf-board/2015-January/028074.html as representing a true and accurate record of the January 7, 2015 meeting.
3 Votes Taken Between Meetings
There were no votes taken between the January 7, 2015 and January 21, 2015 meetings.
4 Votes Taken Over Email
There were no email votes taken between the January 7, 2015 and January 21, 2015 meetings.
Reports will be included in the next board meeting.
6 Manuel Kaufmann O&E Efforts
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $3,000 to Manuel Kaufmann for outreach and education efforts in in cities from Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia
7 FOSSASIA 2015 Sponsorship
RRESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor FOSSASIA 2015 in the amount of $2,000
8 PSF Joining the OIN Community
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sign the Open Invention Network (OIN) License Agreement and become a member of the OIN Community of Licensees.
9 "CXPhasing" Package
RESOLVED, the Python Software Foundation direct the PyPI administrators to remove the "CXPhasing" package from the PSF provided index.
10 Python in Astronomy Conference Sponsorship
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $550 to the Python in Astronomy conference happening at the Lorentz Center in Leiden from the 20 to 24th of April 2015
11 Other Business
- The board discussed getting the PSF involved in a PyCon Canada invoicing situation from 1.5 years ago. The directors support the backing.
- The board discussed the Australian export control legal matters.
- The board discussed how to proceed with the claim from Phase Focus Limited of Sheffield.
Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 14:43 UTC.