7th Plone Launch Team meeting minutes 20150902

Meeting: Sept. 2, 2015, 2 pm US Central (UTC-5)

Attending: Christina, Philip, Steve, Eric, Kim


  • Review of notes from last meeting
  • Action items
  • Status
    • we are going public with the release date
  • New items
    • CMS Garden brochure - real soon now

Next meeting. Monday, September 14, 2015 2 pm UTC-5. Party hangout Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2 pm UTC-5 with the crazy Munich / lederhosen volk.


Marketing/Communications (Christina):

Installers: (Sven, Steve)

  • https://github.com/plone/launch-team/issues/15
  • Installers ready to go -- except Windows (will try for later this fall)
  • Ansible kit will be updated to P5
  • Sven’s VirtualBox for demo purposes: done
    Docker? Vagrant?
  • We need a page to steer people to what’s right for them. Maybe ask someone to design a download page.

Framework team (Eric):

  • Email with blockers went out. plone.api, some UI things still needed. The rest is cleanup/nice to have.

Documentation (Sven, Paul):

Training (Philip):

P5 fact sheets

Plone.com (Kim):

Release Party during Sprint in Munich (Philip)

  • Plans are set, funded, invitations are done.

##Postponed items:##

Paragon (Kim):

Demos to analysts, demo sites (?):


  • Wait until after release to work with Christian Johansen’s team

##Completed items:##

PloneFormGen for P5 (Steve):

  • 1.8b3 is out. No migration necessary. Working for those who’ve tried it.

Visuals design (Armin, Beth, Brian):

Human-readable P5 release notes (Kim):