[Council Meeting] Minutes from 2019-10-17

Patrick Cloke patrick at cloke.us
Fri Oct 25 17:03:57 UTC 2019


Note that we've started compiling the feedback that Wayne received on 
our minutes, but these minutes were written before that was received. 
Please see the minutes below.

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Thunderbird Project Council Meeting 2019-10-17
Call Summary

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Keeper of the minutes: Patrick

In the call: Ryan, Philipp, Magnus, Patrick
Regrets: Jörg, Berna, Wayne

The meeting commences at 2:00 PM CEST.

Agenda:

Hiring:

* Discussed hiring contractors on a project basis vs. hourly basis.
   * Noted there are some legal and operational differences that we 
would need to seek guidance on.
* Discussed how much budget there is for new hires and (briefly) about 
opening additional job reqs.

Governance:

* Discussion on operations and an upcoming meeting with some Mozilla 
Foundation folks.
* Discussed the need to clarify how technical decisions on the project 
are made.
   * Context: there has been some questions of what the Council's 
position is on particular technical decisions.
   * The current module owner system is in place and exists for 
technical decisions.
   * The Engineering Steering Committee - it is unclear what decisions 
would fall onto it's table.
   * It was noted that there are some unowned sub-modules (add-ons and 
UX being called out specifically).
* Discussed sharing a high-level roadmap of where the Council sees 
Thunderbird going in the next 3 - 5 years.
   * Looking for good examples of ways to share this information.

Call ends at 2:45 PM CEST



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