PPI Coreteam Minutes 2009-10-08
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CORETEAM MEETING MINUTES PIRATE PARTY INTERNATIONAL OCTOBER 8, 2009 1. ATTENDEES 1.1. Members of the PPI Coreteam Present: Laurent Le Besnerais (cwicket, Chief Technology Officer) Nicolas Sahlqvist (nicco, Financial) Patrick Maechler (Valio, Co-President) Samir Allioui (CoreTx, Co-President) Absent: Enrique Errea Gutierrez (ninHer, Chief Communication Officer) 1.2. Others present Denis Simonet (SciFi, President of PP-CH) Frank Spijkerman (Aim, Member of PP-NL) Moira Bruelisauer (Akallabeth, Adviser of the Coreteam) William Tovey (Duke, Proposed Chief Administration Officer) 2. PROCEEDINGS Meeting opened at 20:42 (CET) by cwicket. Secretaries for this meeting are Valio/Duke. Quorum present with 4 out of 5 Coreteam members. Meeting closed at 22:03 (CET) by Valio. Next meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2009. 3. AGENDA 3.1 Proposed candidate for the CAO (secretary) position: William Tovey (Duke) appointed secretary (CAO) ad interim. Proposal passed (yes: 4 | no: 0 | abstained: 1) 3.2 New protocol for IRC based meetings. The proposed new protocol for IRC meetings noted and discussed. No decision made. 3.3 Actual status of PPI. Many of the pirate parties are official political forces in their respective countries. Clarify ours. Nature of PPI discussed with reference to official meetings in Brussels. No decision made. 3.4 Proposal for the call of PP delegates for the conference in November. Discussed including nature of conference in November with further discussion to take place through email. No decision made. 3.5 Fixing the conference date in November. Proposed date for "important stuff": 21.@10:00CET/22.@16:00CET. Social events and further discussion can be on Friday and/or Monday. Proposal withdrawn pending further discussion on the conference (see 3.4). 3.6 Aim: Status DNS records/management Coretx agrees to forward Aim's proposals towards cwicket to Ole. 3.7 Aim: Status organisational role docs. Aim volunteers to make a temporary solution, with Valio finalising it by 12th October. Further discussion to take place outside the meeting. 3.8 Aim: Wiki status Possibility of shielded pages for coreteam members. Plan to migrate int.piratenpartei.de to wiki.pp-international.net once the DNS problem is solved with a process of 1) Import data, 2) Restyle wiki, 3) Test. Issue left for techteam. 4. FINISHING NOTES 4.1 Jabber service Aim notes that a jabber service is now available subject to the solution of the DNS problem. 4.2 List of who is who Suggestion for creating a list for identifying nicknames and individuals, such as exists on Google Docs for coreteam members. 4.3 Future agenda items Suggestion that the agenda is finalised before meetings rather than during and if non-coreteam members wish to propose items they should do so through coreteam members. 4.4 Appointed advisers Discussion on whether or not appointed advisers should be voiced or devoiced during meetings. Decision depends on nature of advice and issue to be looked into by Duke before the next meeting. --------------------- 5. TO DO 5.1 Fix DNS issues. 5.2 Work towards meeting in Brussels to register PPI. 5.3 Finalise proposed protocol for IRC meetings (includes agendas and advisers). 5.4 Develop organisational role documents (by 12th October). 5.5 Migrate Wiki subject to 5.1.