Participants:  Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Djamel Kherbi, Brian Ronnow, Carlos Camara, David Aswani.

Apologies:   Ahmad Moussa

Total time of the meeting : 35 minutes

The Events department as held his monthly  meeting where the following items were discussed.

Events Department: Started to work on the new budget for Events for the upcoming fiscal year 2019/2020,  the JUG Team and Joomla Events Team will have migrated their respective help desk from Maqma to RS Ticket, the migration will be handled by the RS Team.

JUG Team : Listing and update, all the updates are reviewed by the jug team, we have a new JUGS in Greece and Namibia, Joomla! User Group Lagos (Nigeria) as been rebooted.

Joomla! Events Team: Carlos is working on DP Calendar, DP Calendar


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This meeting of the Joomla! Compliance Team has been held on April 24, 2019 at 16.30 CET on Glip.


In attendance: Achilleas Papageorgiou, Luca Marzo, Sandra Decoux, Roland Dalmulder, Sander Potjer.

Discussion outline

  • Roland shared with the team some technical issues that he faced the previous week after updates he made to the SSO infrastructure (SSO extension as well as the SimpleSAMLphp library). Roland is working to overpass the issues in order for the SSO to be available for testing again.
  • The previous week Roland also worked in several issues that have been reported on Github. Still some are open for further discussion. The issue of a functional upfront the registration to the SSO consent by the user was discussed. As a result

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Joomla Production Department Meeting

Date: April 16, 2019
Time: 17:30 UTC
Total time of meeting: 45 minutes


Harald Leithner (Department Coordinator), Luca Marzo (Assistant to DC), David Jardin (Team Leader), Nicola Galgano (Team Leader), Ilagnayeru Manickam (Team Leader), Marco Dings (Team Leader), Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader).


Puneet Kala (Team Leader), Philip Walton (Team Leader), Robert Deutz (Team Leader), Tom Hutchinson (Team Leader), Stefan Wajda (Team Leader).

Discussion outline

Report from the Department Coordinator

  • Luca shared the necessity to ensure


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

Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 1 hour 00 minutes


Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), Alexander Metzler (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Jason E Rosenbaum (Treasurer), Djamel Kherbi (Director), Harald Leithner (Director), Jason Nickerson (Director), Hugh Douglas Smith (Director), Jaz Parkyn (Director).

Apologies: -

Proxies: -

Discussion outline


  • Good mini sprint with Wilco in London. JCP Sprint organised. Future of JCP mapped out. Meeting with BrandIt


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JRD Status: April 2 - 16, 2019

  • Three new approvals: 1) le5 GmbH Switzerland, 2), Bluepoint eCommerce Netherlands, and 3) E-BASE.GR
  • One not approved due to lack of community involvement and company site was built in WordPress
  • Approvals total: 442


Users versus Contacts?

  • Attempted to use con_contacts but then realized there’s nothing on the front end to create a new contact
  • Keep them out of com_users to leave Joomla id alone
  • Conclusion at this point is to use com_content and not com_users or com_contacts
  • Using com_content gives us a separation of concern between permissions (com_users) and listings (com_content) that they are managing.


  • Currently no limitation for number of categories in Joomla core that a user can select
  • We have to figure out how to

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