[board-discuss] Minutes Board of Directors Meeting 2017-05-08
The Document Foundation
Board of Directors Meeting 2017-05-08
Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Location: Phone Conference Room
Session chair: Marina Latini
Keeper of the minutes: Michael Meeks
In the call: Marina Latini, Michael Meeks, Simon Phipps, Eike Rathke,
Bjoern Michaelsen, Thorsten Behrens
Representation: Bjoern representing Osvaldo Gervasi
Chairman of the Board is in the call. One of the Chairman or Deputy is
required to be present or represented for having a quorate call.
The Board of Directors at time of the call consists of 7 seat holders
without deputies. In order to be quorate, the call needs to have 1/2 of
the Board of Directors members, which gives 4. A total of 6 Board of
Directors members are attending the call.
The call is quorate and invitation happened in time. From now on,
motions can be passed with the agreement of a simple majority of those
remaining present. The majority threshold is currently 4.
The meeting commences at 17:10 Berlin time.
1. Discuss: jitsi/meeting tech followup & plan (Thorsten)
+ not using it today; it works with a small number of participants
+ breaks down horribly with geographically diverse participants and
+ not an option / solving all problems.
+ not worth investing time in setting up a phone conference bridge
+ 'discord' being used by some (Bjoern)
+ using it as a Chrome app, also an Android app, packaged as a
+ native on OS/X & Windows.
+ ideally needs a phone dial-in.
+ Does talkyo have something ? (Michael)
+ Matrix / Riot - any experience ? (Eike)
+ https://riot.im/ https://matrix.org/
+ Working but not Open Source and costs money: BlueJeans (Eike)
+ seen it in use as a 1:n streaming solution tha
+ OSI using hangouts increasingly (Simon)
+ Google use them; probability of removing SIP dial-in is slim.
+ Pirate party - mumble >100 participants (Bjoern)
+ also have a phone bridge
+ asked them about the details - but didn't get much back.
+ Plan B -> plain phones with talkyoo ? (Michael)
=> stick with hangouts for now.
* Meet via Hangouts primarily, with non-online callers dialled in
Marina Latini (Session chair)
Michael Meeks (Keeper of the minutes)
Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer)
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