Keeping the board discussion going

Luc Verhaegen libv at
Mon Mar 8 23:34:04 PST 2010

On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 10:59:23PM -0800, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> One of the things complained about in the election (and most past
> elections, including ones where I complained) was that the communication
> between the board and members tends to happen once a year at election
> time, and that those who want to keep up on board activity haven't been
> able to do so.
> While I plan to get the meeting summaries posted to the wiki more often
> (though so far I've failed at meeting that plan), following those would
> require subscribing to the wiki, and doesn't really give any place to ask
> questions or give feedback.
> I'm hesitant to just start posting the summaries and meeting agendas to
> members at though, since I don't know if all the members want to be
> involved at that level (and that volume of e-mail, though hopefully it
> will still be lower than the xorg & xorg-devel mailing lists).
> What do the members of the list think?   Would you object to a higher
> email volume year round in exchange for being more informed on board
> activities, or should we be looking into setting up a new mailing list
> for those who are interested to subscribe. ( board-discuss at )

members@ is basically a dead list, except around elections. I personally 
am all for re-using it. Also, an archive of the ml would be handy too.

Thanks for looking into these things!

Luc Verhaegen.

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