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Membership Management

Kick off Meeting

Wednesday 27/01/2010

Points discussed:

* Separate members for each club (a club should not know if a user is in a different club)
* Use a pseudo will be used as key for the user.
* API to member list to include other tools like libraries ...
* Integration with mediawiki/joomla ...

Task List



an organisation who will use the application: LiLux, HackerSpace, Scouts, …


a member is a person listed in the membership software


a group is an combination of diffrent members from the membership software a group can be made of a parent-group and/or can be in a child-group

parent-group --- group --- child-group --- child2-group


an activity can be e meeting / camp / .... The activity is created by an operator but the registered members can subscribe to the activity by answering a mail or completing a web form


what do we have as software?

  • a php script

what are the functions in the software?

what is the need for the new software?

which are the functions needed?

  • list printing of groups / activities / ...
  • printing of membership cards
  • use mail adresses in mailman
  • unlimited creation for groups / activities


general requirements

  • manage membership easily
  • assigne members to a group / to a activity

Requirements from Hackerspace

Requirements from LiLux

Existing software/tools



related sites



  • user data, can be standard schema + whatever we may additionally need
  • would facilitate SSO functionalities, incl. integration with misc tools such as CMS, Wiki, shell access, ...
  • not complicated to set up and get running
  • tutorial available for instance from LinuxDays 2003, server tutorial
  • LDAP can be frontend to SQL database