[Council Meeting] Meeting minutes from 2019-09-09
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Thu Sep 19 16:19:23 UTC 2019
I'm very glad to see these meeting notes, thanks go to the 'keepers of
And since there is nothing without good governance, openness, and
comporting in a way that cannot lead to even the slightest questions of
impropriety or unfairness, I would like to commend Jörg for raising
On 09/13/2019 12:01 PM, Patrick Cloke wrote:
> I've included an update from the latest Thunderbird Council meeting
> from September 5th, 2019 below.
> Please let us know if you have any questions,
> Call Minutes from the Thunderbird Project Council Meeting on 2019-09-05
> Date: Thursday, September 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM CEST
> Location: Zoom
> Session chair: Philipp Kewisch (TB Council Chair)
> Keeper of the minutes: Patrick Cloke
> In the call: Ryan, Wayne, Magnus, Berna, Patrick, Jörg
> Regrets: Philipp
> * Noted that the donation figures are not yet in for July, 2019.
> Hiring & Staff
> * HR matters were discussed.
> * Discussion about under what circumstances an add-on would be shipped
> with Thunderbird (due to the current issues with the Google Provider
> for Calendar add-on).
> * For history, Lightning is the only "true" add-on shipped with
> Thunderbird. (The WeTransfer code is also shipped as an add-on for
> technical reasons.)
> * It was recently brought to attention that the Google Provider
> Calendar add-on is included in the source tree of Thunderbird
> (comm-central, etc.) but is not shipped with Thunderbird. It has
> recently received some attention from staff to keep it up-to-date even
> though it is a "third-party" add-on.
> * Two motions were passed to clarify that new third-party add-ons will
> not be shipped with Thunderbird without Council approval unless the
> code being an add-on is for a technical reason (e.g. a filelink
> * Discussed what to do about the Google Provider for Calendar,
> eventually came to a conclusion that the Council would work with the
> author to remove it from the source tree.
> * The topic of telemetry and any privacy concerns was tabled until a
> further meeting.
> Council Member Updates
> * Philipp: Meetings and email conversations related to hiring and
> legal matters
> Meeting ended at 3:10 PM CEST
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