[Foundation] proposed agenda item: remote communications for meetings

David Waite mass at akuma.org
Wed Aug 21 17:54:49 CDT 2002


I see two potential problems with this:
1) same as with voting, I don't see a reason to restrict this to just 
text conferencing - any remote communication method which can verify the 
identity of the participant could be acceptable.
2) I would like to see something which indicates that the system must 
also meet the requirement for concurrency - if the remote communication 
mechanism breaks, the meeting should not continue any more than if a 
fire alarm went off at a physical meeting location.

-David Waite

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

>Sorry, replace "voters" with "participants" in the proposal. So:
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>RESOLVED that the following paragraph be added to Section 3.1 of the JSF
>Bylaws:
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>Subject to Board of Directors approval and compliance with applicable law,
>remote communication may include online text conferencing, provided that
>the conferencing system verifies the identity of participants to the
>satisfaction of the Secretary.
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>Peter
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