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Re: [Debconf-team] [Debconf-sponsors-team] DebConf15 sponsorship kick-off IRC meeting Monday, September 14, 18:30 UTC, #debconf15-germany

also sprach Brian Gupta <brian.gupta@brandorr.com> [2014-09-12 06:05 +0200]:
> 1) Sponsorship seeking is generally considered sensitive
>    discussions, such that we don't discuss potential sponsors
>    names in public channels, including IRC and email. For these
>    purposes there are both private email and IRC channels
>    dedicated to sponsorship work.

Sure thing and this makes sense. We weren't planning to discuss
specifics. Instead, we are planning to get the team started.

However, given that sponsorship team meetings were on Wednesdays in
the past, and we've received feedback that some won't be able to
make the proposed time on Monday, we'll likely reschedule. I am
currently reaching out to people.

> 3) Selection of a CRM system, beyond the minimal git workflow we
>    have today, is a pretty major change and we'll need to
>    coordinate, and make sure that there is full buy-in from long
>    term members of sponsors-team.

Absolutely, which is why we reached out to you and the other members
of the team that we know.

Also, we are not going to change anything during the meeting, but
Allison agreed to investigate a few CRM and to give a short

I fully agree that this is a major switch and to be honest I am
rather unhappy that we might have to make it, because it'll disrupt
our work on DC15, but sponsors-table is a nightmare and someone has
to make the switch some day…

> 5) Starting with the DC14 cycle, we started tracking todos in Git.
>    The DC14 TODO file should be a good starting point for mapping
>    out tasks for DC15. (Check the repo, there is a readme).

Good pointer, although only few of us have access to this
repository. But I am going through it now, and am especially using
it to identify people to speak to.

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