Committee Meeting 2018-10-04 (2018-10-05 in Australia)

The meeting will take place at 20:00 UTC in the IRC channel #board-meeting on the CAcert IRC network.

08:00 PM GMT = 22:00 CEST = 16:00 New York EDT = '''06:00 Australia AEST (please feel free to join after the pre-meeting, if it is to early)'''

Feel free to add a business item within the acceptance period of 48 hours or your question to the board below. Non-committee Members: Committee may choose to convert any business proposed as a question in the questions section.


  1. Minutes author prepares the minutes from the last meeting

  2. Minutes author prepares the actions from meeting and actions overview. All action owners to update.

  3. Minutes author puts motion m20180621.1 to accept the minutes from the last meeting.


  1. Preliminaries
    1. Chair opens the Committee Meeting
    2. Who is making minutes?
    3. Is there a timelimit? Who is time keeper?
    4. Accept the minutes from the last meeting.

    5. Chair asks whether cacert-board-private or cacert-board maillist includes any items that need to be disclosed to Members.

    6. Chair points actions from last meeting to the meeting, and asks for discussion.

    Acceptance of Businesses 48 Hours before beginning of Committee Meeting latest!

  2. Business
    1. Commitee
      1. Public Officer
      2. Annual General Meeting (Etienne)

      3. Finances (Frédéric G.)
        1. short report
        2. Invoices from secure-U
      4. Acceptance of new members
    2. Arbitration
    3. PR (short report) (Alex?)
    4. Community
      1. France (Frédéric G.)
      2. other
    5. Bug-Tracking
      1. Bug 1260 Make the source compatible with recent PHP versions (continued) short report (GuKK)

      2. Bug 1417 unable to generate certificate (continued) short report (Peter M)

      3. Bug 1432 since september, 8th, 2017 CAs must check DNS' CAA records (continued) short report

    6. running out of money mid 2018 (continued) ideas

      1. short reports:
        1. Australian grant (Brian)
      2. further ideas
    7. Business added by Your Name Comment: Replace "Business One" by Title of Business and add your Name

      • Additional Inputs Comment: Replace "Additional Inputs"by Description of Business, Description of Reason-Why/Purpose, Additional Comments, Additional Documents, Additional Links, if useful for other Committee Members to prepare for Committee Meeting.

    8. et cetera

    Questions from Community Members can be added until beginning of Committee Meeting! As well questions can be asked at "Question Time", without added Question here

  3. Question Time
    1. Question One added by Your Name Comment: Replace "Question One" by Your Question and add your Name

      • et cetera
  4. Closing
    1. Agree on date of the next Committee Meeting
    2. Chair closes the Committee Meeting


Logfile from meeting 2018-08-17


Minutes will be written once the meeting is finished, with tasks listed in action items and Actions of this document.

Present: President, Secretary, Peter (M.)



Guests: FD

Preliminaries At 20:00 UTC the president took chair (for half an hour, then he transmetted it to the secretary) and opened the meeting. The secretary will make the minutes. The committee accept he minutes from 2018-09-21 with 2 ayes and 1 abstain (by the minute taker).

Business Public Officer: According to a letter received from Kevin D. shortly before the meeting, the committee's suspicions are wrong. Kevin is absolutely not amused about the situation with the PO elected in february this year. Since not all members have studied the letter in detail yet, the committee wants to deal with the topic with high pressure in one week.

Annual General Meeting: It is on the way. The secretary is in close contact with the president and the treasurer for the final details. The annual report is not quite finished yet, but it is well on its way. There is no cause for concern.

New members: The committee accept as new members from CAcert Inc. Frédéric D from Poland and Christoph P from Germany. The second was Inc member for many years and now again.

Public realtions: The (small) team startet well the "for dummies" project.

Question Time

No questions from the floor.


We aggreed on 2018-10-12-20:00 UTC for the next meeting.

Chair closed the meeting at XXX UTC

The closing time and the names of the persons who have proposed the new members will be added as soon as someone provides a log file to the minutes keeper because he did not save his log file.








prepare Agenda and Minutes for the next meeting