Draft agenda for November 29, 2017 ALTO board teleconference. If you have changes or additions, please email them to everyone as soon as possible.

  1. Find and tell a non-offensive, maybe self-deprecating joke before the meeting begins and/or after it ends. [All]
  2. Introduce new ALTO board member, Ralph Marschall, National Library of Luxembourg. [Frederick and Ralph]
  3. Renew ALTO board memberships. Frederick, Nate, and Siang Hock's membership terms expire on Dec 31 2017. Frederick, Nate, and Siang Hock must say if they will continue as board members. If they do continue, the other board members must approve. [Frederick leads discussion].
  4. Choose a board chair. Each year on or before Dec 31, the board must choose a chair from amongst its members for the following year (see board rules). All (continuing) members are elegible. [Someone besides Frederick (current chair) leads the discussion].
  5. Review action items. [Frederick leads discussion]
  6. Report on ALTO version 4.0, the ALTO XML schema README, and its CC-BY-SA 4.0 license. [Joachim, Evelien, Clemens, and Stefan lead discussion.]
  7. Report on examples of text direction for Asian languages issue 4. [Raju leads discussion.]
  8. Report on issue 32. [Art leads discussion.]
  9. Report on registration of MIME type for ALTO. See issue 40. [Jean Philippe and Frederick lead discussion.]
  10. Report on ALTO reference examples; see issue 1. [Stefan leads discussion.]
  11. Report on progress with processing history change requests. See issue 39. [Clemens leads discussion]
  12. Report (if needed) on integration of ALTO with the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) isssue 45. [Jean Philippe and Clemens lead discussion]

View all open action items here.