John Head, Corey Davis, Peter Tanner, Per Henrik Lausten, Elijah Lapson,
Sean Burgess, Julian Woodward, Pete Janzen, Justin Hill, Stuart McIntyr
1. Approval of meeting minutes from
Approved. Post to OpenNTF
 New OpenNTF Member! (Via Bruce)
Business Partner Application
from John Jardin from Ukavuma Solutions. Motion to accept as a member
to accept as a partner.
 Official Launch of XSnippets on OpenNTF
- Niklas, Frank, Bruce, Serdar Basegmez
- Will anything in here have to be cleared?
- Does anyone need to approve before we go live?
Beta launch of the XSnippets
portion of the OpenNTF website. Same modal of approval for clearance of
code used. Do we need the same level of IP clearance? IP manager will monitor.
H - mentioned marketing that the code has been cleared as opposed to code
distributed via a blog or elsewhere. Want to have the process for submitting
code very simple.
 LotusSphere Booth Update - Bruce
Received Approval from IBM have
not received signs logos yet. First week in December looking for volunteers
for staffing the booth. Time consuming. Thinking about some marketing around
identifying OpenNTF Board members.
Manager Status Update
Peter Tanner - Good-bye and Hello Again!
4.5 hours out of 8 used so far
5-6 projects analyzed. Updated Anti-Trust policy. Projects are the focus.
IBM still discussing internally Peter's status at IBM. No resolution likely
in the 4th quarter. Show of support from the OpenNTF Board via email to
appropriate IBM staff.
4. GBS College for 2012
- Nathan Freeman
GBS college program with
help from IBM. 1000 students to attend LotusSphere this year. About 300
students registered. Development contest last year. Helped to get students
engaged. Winner now working for GBS. New contest this year announce to
students at LotusSphere. Student will work on IDE plugins for Designer
that incorporate social features. Integration with Stack Overflow, Milan
GBS would like students to
tackle integration with XSnippets. Would like OpenNTF involvement in process.
Student Finalists have their projects on OpenNTF and use rating system
on OpenNTF to judge winner. Need help from the IP ownership pieces from
Nathan will get OpenNTF Marketing
material. Can worldwide participation in the contest? Nathan believes it
Technical Request - Volume
of students lends itself for self registration for contest. Shared directory
with OpenNTF possible? GBS will work with the Technical Committee will
give an update at the next meeting.
5. Update to the Antitrust Policy (Peter)
This needs approval
Removed product specific references.
Removed John and added Bruce to IP infringement complaint process doc.
Vote at next
6. Finance - Budget 2012
Corey - New bank account opened
with $1,200.00. There are 4 outstanding invoices in the amount of
$5,850.00. Invoices for establishing non-profit will be distributed to
the board. Receipts for shipping of Ipads to the winners of the development
Ideas for Balanced budget going
forward give to Budget Team.
7. Policies for how to use the blog
and OpenNTF twitter?
(e.g. Lotus education courses, Lotusphere
or w3c jam announcement, ...)
If related to OpenNTF ok to
blog and tweet about the request. John H - Blog should be specific to OpenNTF
related posts, Twitter can be more open. Bruce, Niklas for blog posts.
Twitter - Bruce, John or Niklas.
8. Nonprofit status - Moving forward
with Form 1024.
IRS form to verify company is
a non-profit. Within 15 months of incorporation form needs submitted. Will
require IP and Legal time.
9. OpenNTF Contests
Judging criteria - Tabled for
2 more weeks left to participate
7 entries. Judging of the top ten by the Board. Volunteers for pre-judging
Per Henrik, Rene.
Talked about shipping costs for contest prizes being expensed to OpenNTF
10. NDA agreement
Agreed with not having one for
OpenNTF Board members