wiki:Meeting20130309

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Meeting 2013/03/09

When

Saturday, 9th of March, 2013, starting from around 10:00

Where

Praekelt have offered to host us.

What?

  • Work on improving the PyConZA 2013 web site
    • Make the code easier to use for other conferences (split out theming, etc)
    • Add support for editing talk submissions.
    • Add support for editing and arranging the schedule via Django admin.
    • Better invoice management
      • Invoices should be a separate table.
      • Invoices should be creatable in Django admin.
      • Allow multiple invoices per person.
      • Allow multiple people per invoice.
      • Allow cancelling (but not deletion) of invoices.
    • Support for adding news (and other templated pages) via Django admin.
    • Support for adding and editing sponsors via Django admin.
    • Other improvements
  • There will also be some general discussion and planning for PyConZA 2013.

Project plan for website update

  • Start from the current code base (minus any sensitive data and PyConZA 2012 specific things).
  • Fork a new generic version copyright Unomena and individual contributors.
  • Pick a license -- BSD? GPL?
  • Get people from CTPUG to hack on it.
  • Create a nice splash page for the project with Unomena and CTPUG logos on it.
  • Include thanks to Unomena in the default templates.
  • Advertise the new project at PyCon? US 2013.

Next Meeting date

To be determined, but probably late April 2013.

python -c 'import datetime ; print datetime.date(day=9,month=3,year=2013) + datetime.timedelta(weeks=6)'