Report board meeting 20231215 teleconf

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  • Title: Foundation board meeting
  • Date: 12 / 12 / 2023
  • Location: Online with Jitsi


Valid members of the board (subscription up to date), present:

  • Florian HENRY
  • Philippe GRAND
  • Maxime KOHLHAAS
  • Nicolas ZABOURI
  • Philippe SCOFFONI (remplacement Alexandre SPANGARO)
  • Emmanuel OYEZ (postulant pour faire partie du ca à partir de son renouvellement lors de l'ag 2024)


Assurance Responsabilité Civile

Go for not cyber, only responsabilité civile Validated for Onlynnov => We receive the proposal from Onlynnov, we have to read and vote for validate this proposal

Emmanuel Oyez From Nord ERP CRM

First meeting with us and postulate be a new member of the fundation board for 2024.

Prepare next AG

The board validate the Emmanuel membership of the board. The new list will be announced, and propose on the next communication for the next AG. Remark around modality of AG :

   Visio : actually foundation have 152 valid members, what happens if we have every body in visio, which technicals solutions can support the numbers of attendees, and how animate this event. May be prepare a "request" collection before the event, between the announcement of the AG (by mail) and the AG
   Mix visio / Presentiel : possible for 2025 delay is too short on 2024

The vote will be keept online with survey module of Dolibarr Best way of communication between members and foundation for a first contact to launch a new idea is mail at The next AG will take place the 2 Febuary 2024, communication will be send before the 15th of January 2024

Proposal of organisation around commission - Draft Commission can be initiated by members: - propose to the board (with people, subjects, requirements, goal, time and delay) - board validate the request - the commission will present the result to the board - the board take account and validate actions The GIFF for facture situation is experimenting the new tool decidim.


Laurent has worked on a new Dolistore template in Dolibarr CMS core, first step is on going, missing feature in core will be included in Dolibarr 20 (or later)

Make proposal for specification on DoliStore enhancement / Dolibarr e-Commerce

=> GIFF to organize to have workshops and define the specification for this project

=> During the Lyon Devcamp 2023 presentation by Iouston was done of an external module DoliShop (actually not on the Dolistore, neither on public repository). It seems to meet all requirement of "simple" e-commerce.

=> A requirement of a module need to be complient with new feature of Dolibarr (like users of CMS),


Summer DevCamp 2024 (max 50 places) => Montpellier => Date will be 6 june to 9 june 2023

Winter DevCamp 2024 => Place : Nancy (probably mercure hotel Nancy) => Date (date changed the 12/12/2023). New dates are 14-november - 17 november

Summer DevCamp 2025 => Place : Valence => Date : 29 may to 1 june

End Of Meeting => Next one 20/12/2023

Install NextCloud

=> Server 3 for has been closed. The server can be reused to install NextCloud, ....

=> TODO (2) Easya will send the OS to install on it to install NextCloud.

Task done by Laurent during past month (access not public)

Graphical chart of flyers and kakemono

=> TODO ??? We can ask Anthony if he can continue the work (Paid prestation to build the documents). Flyers AND kakemono must however be usable with Scribus OR Inkscape. => a PR from eoxia was merge with suggestion of new print format in PDF (

Fund for Yogosha

Fund for yogosha, the bug bounty platform, are expired. A request to refund for 2500 euros is validated for each version. Above, ask the board again

Dolibarr lawyer

April gave some contacts for a new lawyer. Laurent will contact some of them to get price (situation of trademark violation will be discuss when new lawyer will be choose).

=> A list of lawyer to contact has been defined (contact from other open source association or companies): The list is recorded into the ERP of the foundation in the knowledge management database under topic: "Contacts lawyers"

Foundation valid a budget for study the exemption "Retenue de fond avant revertion" that is used by the DoliStore process.

=> Waiting answer of the lawyer

Preferred partner

- Response message type to define => TODO (3) Maxime

- Link for preferred partners, with a page that link to Dolibarr => Counter of error is available => Sending Mail for Partners with too many errors => Process TODO once a month

- When the error counter reaches 5, we send a first email alert to indicate that the Dolibarr link is missing on the website
- When the error counter reaches 10, we send a second email alert to indicate that the Dolibarr link is missing on the website and that the partnership will be canceled next month
 - When the error counter reaches 15, we send an email to indicate that the partnership is cancelled

- Reflexion around the foundation management (workshops, community manager, communication, ...) => Some people propose to be invest in the fundation with specifics roles

- Reflexion about having someone (employee by the foundation ?) to deal with many tasks for the foundation

=> TODO (1) Philippe Scofoni Creation of a task list to define what missions can be done by this person

=> Another idea is to have someone dedicated to the foundation communication, managed by Inovea with a study contract. Goal is to organize and structure the foundation communication, and to hire the person by the foundation at the end of the study contract. Cost during the study contract would be invoiced by Inovea to the foundation. Next step is for Inovea to present a student and an organization project.

Rules Elibility to Front page on dolistore

Proposal : Only modules eligible to Front page on Dolistore must fullfill these criteria

 - with a link to documentation
 - from a Dolibarr Preferred Partner
 - maximum ok 10 modules by partner
 - only the one compatible with last stable Dolibarr version
 - only one version per module (as functional feature module not based on named)
 - an exception can be done for free modules that are really interesting

=> Need to add 1 specific field on module cards for editors to fill : documentation link

=> TODO (1) ATM and Inovea: They must remove some modules on home page and keep only 10 of them to follow the new rules.

Accountancy In Dolibarr Foundation

=> Banking4Dolibarr to be fully deployed before next fiscal year.

Philippe and Alexandre have started to work on the automatic reconciliation. Some minor things to fix...

Renew Dolibarr Mark Trading

=> Renewal is planned when the trademark will expire. Will be done by "IP Trust" => A supervision of trading registration has been subscribed. => The board agrees on the extension of Dolibarr brand for center african countries (OAPI). Other countries were already included by the World registration (Madrid)

German community

=> Jean H. need permission on en and fr forum to publish a news => TODO Alexandre ?

Switch from Google analytics to Matomo

Access granted by Inovea to Laurent

=> TODO Laurent : tag integration on the Dolibarr websites

GIF(F): Groupement d’intérêt Fonctionnel (et financier)

4 GIF in progress...

Migrate AppViser page to the foundation

On going :

Trimestrial Meeting for developers

TODO (2) Action A. Spangaro: A.Spangaro will send a draft to promote a trimestrial meeting with Dolibarr Preferred Partners to discuss about co-module developpement, integration of external module into Dolibarr Core..... To be planned.

TODO (2) Action A. Spangaro : Propose a first date to preferred partners / developers with a topic. How to organize such events will be reviewed after first try.

=> Content and format still to define

Two labels for preferred partners ?

Create Two Labels or make things clear for the existing label Preferred Partner ?

Nicolas wants this minimum for a Partner Developer:

  • 3 PR per year
  • One post on the forum
  • One physical or online event

Nicolas wants this minimum for a Partner Integrator/Trainer

  • 1 issue per year
  • Can provide name of 3 installations per year.
  • 1 physical or online event

TODO (8) Nicolas suggest a name of new label and create a draft wiki page with the new condition

Open Invention network

=> TODO (5) Laurent will fill the application form to have Dolibarr part of the group.