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Minutes of a Meeting of the Board of Directors

Date and Time: Friday, November 14, 2008, 14:00 UTC Location: IRC meeting, irc://irc.freenode.net/#zope-foundation

Directors Present:

Martijn Faassen Rob Page Eric Casteleijn Jens Vagelpohl

Rob carries Jim Fulton's proxy, which is on file.

Quorum Present: Yes

The chairman calls the meeting to order at 14h03m UTC.


The agenda is accepted as follows:

  • membership tally
  • new.zope.org
  • miscellaneous
  • adjournment

membership tally

The secretary reports the current number of members that confirmed they will attend the special meeting or sent in a proxy form:

Committer members : 21 confirmed 6 proxies out of 48 Associate members : 2 confirmed out of 2 Service Provider members : 3 confirmed out of 4 Strategic Developer members : 2 confirmed out of 2

The secretary will send a more detailed tally to the list, where members belonging to the same organization will be counted as one.


Jens asks for a vote on continuing new.zope.org development, citing a number of unresolved issues that cast doubt on the successful completion. After the proposal is moved and seconded, the vote is carried unanimously in favor of abandoning the current development effort. Discussion of how to proceed with the new site is tabled and moved to the list.


No miscellaneous points are raised.


The next ZF BoD meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 2008-12-09 14:00 UTC

The chairman adjourns the meeting at 14h46m UTC.

These minutes were written by the secretary, Eric, according to the notes taken during the meeting.

These minutes were posted to the [email protected] mailing list and approved by all directors on 2008-12-08.

The Chairman bid the Secretary keep these minutes on file.