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Dear community,

find below the agenda for our

-> TDF board meeting with a public part, and followed by a private part -> on Friday, September 25th at 1300 Berlin time

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We meet on jitsi, and please, if possible use Chrome browser and do not use video and until not speaking up please mute.


Public Part

1. Q&A: Answering Questions from the community (All, max. 10 min)
Rationale: Provide an opportunity for the community to ask questions to the board and about TDF.

2. Discuss & Organize: Status & further steps in the subgroups with: a) marketing plan b) tender streamlining c)app store offering TDF d) TM licensing (All 15 min)
   Rationale: Discuss and identify the next steps
   Redmine ticket(s):

 a) LibreOffice 7.0/7.1 marketing plan
Status: Paolo, Franklin, Michael, Thorsten, Mike, Italo continue working on this, Follow-on meeting was done, information/what is uncontroversial and could be decided to be done now

 b) KG22.01 - Streamline Tendering Process in 24 months
Status: Nicolas, Lothar and Florian had first call. Documents and process description in the works.

    KG22.01.1 - Two more tenders signed in 6 months
Status: ODF 1.3 delta is written, can be published when approval is given, Thorsten following-up with Regina atm

 c) form sub-group to work out and publish business entity proposals
Status: Criteria list (Lothar) Draft proposal for Luxemburg entity (Paolo), next meeting orga(Thorsten) - Thorsten, Michael, Nicolas, Paolo, Lothar: due to holidays a part of the subgroup did coordinate, Lothar will update his criteria list/problem statement with feedback, Paolo to follow-up with ministry for clarification of details

d) from subgroup tp work out proposal for handling outrunning TM licenses End of September URL: (not public, I think this was a fault from me, should be public ticket?)
    Status: Cor, Paolo, (?) see started email discussion

3. Inform & Discuss: Status of redmine tickets of last board meetings (Lothar, Stephan/Florian, All 10 min) Rationale: Clarifying what is pending, questions to reports in redmine tickets, and what todo, who is caring, until when, it is not the intention to speak about all, but the important or urgent ones

   Just to be discussed if any news on:

   Membership Committee election (Florian)
   Status: done, first meeting was hold, information about it

   coordination of LibOCon internal meetings (Sophie)
Status: are communicated, clarifying what will be the agenda especially for the joined body meetings

   Digital tool for participation improvement
Status: how are tests running? See last discussion about Open letter MC with the issue to have a better tooling for members involvement in discussions and decisions

Agenda items of Private Part

4. Discuss & Decide how to proceed: grandfathering/change clauses for future TM agreements (Florian, all 5min)
   Reason why in private: confidential information about legal clauses
Rationale: clarify status quo and pending questions/trademark grants, evaluation and further steps

5. Discuss & Decide how to proceed: Pending questions wrt. the license inquiry of an Italian Company about LibreOffice online (Florian/Lothar, all 10min)
   Reason why in private: confidential information about trademark inquiry
Rationale: clarify pending questions/trademark grants, evaluation and further steps, see started email discussion

6. Discuss & further steps: development mentor tender (Lothar, board members 5min)
   Reason why in private: confidential information about applicants
   Rational: evaluation and further steps,

Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer)
Tel: +49 30 5557992-50 | Mail:
The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin, DE
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