Meeting notes

  • gTLD/ccTLD clarification Meeting. A meeting was held prior to the general TM meeting and discussion leading to the creation of a new clearer policy document now published at with examples. Proof of the date of registration and the actual contact person not company will be requested.
  • Fan Art rules. Fan art that in any way resembles the 4J logo must be registered and approved.
  • Take Downs/C&D. The team has had several success in the stoppage of websites that are not conveying the values and ethos of the brand. The team feel that unauthorised hosting of 3rd party extensions of the developer but the team will assisit the developer

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

Date: March 07, 2019
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 1 hour.


Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), Alexander Metzler (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Djamel Kherbi (Director), George Wilson (Director), Sandra Decoux (Director), Hugh Douglas Smith (Director), Jaz Parkyn (Director)


Jason E Rosenbaum (Treasurer), Yves Hoppe (Director)


Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall served as proxy for Jason Rosenbaum.
Sandra Decoux served as proxy for Yves Hoppe.

Invited guests:



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



  • DC met Melissa Cafcules in Tampa (Joomla Day Florida). She is joining the department as designer. DC is working with her and sent her a list of tasks (social media, case studies, template).
  • DC has been contacted by SD Williams about the marketing liaison team and would like to help spread the love for Joomla! for the USA Midwest. SD is also a University teacher. As introducing Joomla to schools/college/universities is crucial for us, we will see to work together. (DC needs help before imploding ;)
  • Sandy Edwards met also in Florida.


  • Video “Why Joomla” is in progress. DC prepared the script. Brian Teeman is creating the video, with voice over. It will be translated like the

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This meeting of the Joomla! Compliance Team has been held on March 06, 2019 at 16.30 CET on Glip.


In attendance: Achilleas Papageorgiou, Luca Marzo, Sandra Decoux, Roland Dalmulder, Sander Potjer, Yves Hoppe, Alkaios Anagnostopoulos.

Discussion outline

  • Sander shared with the team that the demo environment of the SSO/DMS is ready to tested by the team. In a dedicated Github repo the team can find all the needed instructions and documentation in order to test and report any issues to Roland and Sander. Achilleas, Luca and Alkaios already provided a feedback by opening issues to Github. The team would like to thank also Wilco for his contribution and make a call for additional contribution by any Joomla! Webmaster who want to help with

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Attendees: Hugh Douglas-Smith (Department Co-ordinator), Anibal Sanchez (JED), Olaf Offick (Forum), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory),  Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal), Michael Babker (Webmasters), Nicky Veitch (JCM)

Given the spread of team leads within the team, now spread right around the globe, it was agreed to alternate meeting times between AM/PM so that everyone had an opportunity to participate without constant disruption to their own schedules or sleep parterns. Thank you to you all for helping make this work.

JED: A discussion regarding the JED template and a move towards a standard template for all sites. This would be looked at with a view to providing a common platform as J4 becomes available. More enhancements are being added to the JED with a focus on bug squashing and maintenance.

FORUMS: The clean up of non active moderators continues as well as general housekeeping. Investigation


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