July 19, 2023 - Advisory Call with CS&S

Minutes from the monthly call of July 2023 between OpenRefine Advisory Committee and Code for Science and Society.


  • Antonin Delpeuch - OpenRefine Advisory Committee
  • Jan Ainali - OpenRefine Advisory Committee
  • Alicia Lochard - Code for Science and Society
  • Martin Magdinier - OpenRefine Project Manager

Date: July 19, 2023 from 16:00 to 17:00 UTC
Place: Online Meeting


Check in re: governance

The first round of conversation focused on current active contributors. Martin had conversations with four contributors; three more are already scheduled. Martin will send the next round of invitations to respondents of the 2022 survey (up to 28 persons) and follow up with previous invitations to current contributors left unanswered. Martin still plans to share the results of those conversations by September this year.

Designer Job Posting

Reviewed the conversation and context around the designer job posting Designer job posting for the reproducibility project by wetneb · Pull Request #227 · OpenRefine/openrefine.org · GitHub

Action: Martin will answer the pull request to keep the conversation in context.

Current Grant Status

A No Cost Extension for EOSS Diversity Grant has been accepted. The grant is extended until December 31, 2024. We need to adjust Martin’s contract accordingly.

We signed and received funding for WMF Community grant. We need to make the public announcement and set up the contract for Sandra.

Grant and other applications

Via our community, we have been made aware of the following potential interesting application.