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Open Source Matters, Inc.
Full Board of Directors and Officers Meeting

Date: August 02, 2018
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 35 minutes


Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), Alexander Metzler (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Mike Demopoulos (Treasurer), Carlos Cámara Mora (Director), George Wilson (Director), Yves Hoppe (Director), Sandra Decoux (Director), Hugh Douglas Smith (Director).


Søren Beck Jensen (Director).


Luca Marzo served as proxy for Søren Beck Jensen (Director).

Discussion outline



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Department Coordinator

  • Joomla 4
    • Backend Template merged
      • Work on menus required (remove submenu, refactor main menu)
      • More work on adhering to specifications required
      • Medium term plan to close the 40-backend-template repo and consolidate into the main repo now (all PRs now going to the main repo)
    • No longer an installable repo as per the vote in May (nightlies are still installable)
    • Resumed working on Documentation of b/c breaks + the new plugin system
    • Workflows merged
    • Focus for next month or so is finalising workflow concepts and stabilizing the rest of the CMS.
    • New alpha over next few days once initial workflow issues get solved
  • Working on trying to get testing platform setup on Rochen infra
  • George will code review the privacy plugin this weekend so we can merge that for 3.9
  • Next weekend George and Brian Teeman are

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  • Sandra Decoux - Department Coordinator
  • Alison Meeks - Social Media Team Lead
  • Hans Van Der Meer - Social Media Team Lead Assistant
  • Mike Brandner - Community Translation Team Lead
  • Noreen Cesareo - Marketing Team Lead
  • Hervé Boinnard - Marketing Team Lead Assistant

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This meeting of the Joomla! Compliance Team has been held on August 08, 2018 at 16.30 UTC+2 on Glip.


In attendance: Achilleas Papageorgiou, Luca Marzo, Sandra Decoux, Alkaios Anagnostopoulos.

Discussion outline

  • The Board of Open Source Matters, engaged the lawyers to check whether is eligible to join the Privacy Shield Framework or not. Luca will provide updates to the team as soon as they will be available.

  • Roland shared the progress on the Single Sign On and Identity Management System. The frontend view of the login process has been completed.

  • Sander and Roland to continue the work on the frontend views of the Identity system.

  • The


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  • Sandra Decoux - Marketing & Communication Department Coordinator
  • Noreen Cesareo - Marketing Team Lead
  • Hervé Boinnard - Assistant Team Lead


Joomla 4 Alpha 4

  • George is releasing in the next days Alpha 4
  • Blog post ready, with mention of changes between Alpha 3 and Alpha 4

 Release 3.9

  • Blog post for stable release to prepare in August


  • Ashikur’s article, needs reworking.

Slide template

  • Date for the template in second week in August.

Meeting adjourned after 20 minutes.

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