[Foundation] Text Conferencing Ammendment

bauer at michaelbauer.com bauer at michaelbauer.com
Thu Aug 15 13:31:27 CDT 2002


Maybe we could something else, like MSN?

:)

Seriously, I think we could use groupchat for meetings but then carry out 
votes using memberbot.  That way we could have the discussions and 
official votes would be verifiable.  I could ammend the ammendment to so 
stipulate.  Would that be acceptable?



On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> My only concern right now is that groupchat is essentially anonymous. We
> need a way to verify that someone is who they say they are. Until then I'm
> not sure we can regarding groupchat as reliably or official.
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Peter
> 
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> Peter Saint-Andre
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> On Thu, 15 Aug 2002 bauer at michaelbauer.com wrote:
> 
> > 
> > There has been some continual confusion over whether we can use Jabber to 
> > actually have some of these meetings.  I'd like to try and end that 
> > confusion for meetings of the Members:
> > 
> > I propose that the Board of Directors approve the addition of the 
> > following sentence to the end of the existing paragraph for Section 3.1 
> > Place of Meetings in the Jabber Software Foundation By-Laws.
> > 
> > "Text conferencing is an approved form of remote communication provided 
> > all participants communicate with one another through the text 
> > conference."
> > 
> > Note a couple of things about this statement.  First, the caveat that all 
> > participants have to communicate with one another through the conference.
> > This seems a little redundant but it's important because you can't have 
> > some people talking on the phone and others talking in the text 
> > conference.
> > 
> > Second, note that this does NOT necessarily apply to a meeting of the 
> > Board of Directors.  I think that those meetings must still be conducted 
> > over the phone at a minimum.  Resolving whether the Board can use text 
> > conferencing is not nearly as important right now.
> > 
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