[Members] How about a round-up post on FOSDEM/XMPP Summit @xmpp.org?

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Sat Feb 18 16:04:16 UTC 2012


On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 3:36 PM,  <jehan at zemarmot.net> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Le 2012-02-19 00:06, Matthew Wild a écrit :
>
>> The fact is that we do have people who can't make the events who would
>> like to participate. Being able to hear the group discussions and
>> talks that took place, after the event at a minimum, is helpful I
>> think.
>
>
> I concur.

As do I. Streaming, with a means of remote contribution, is better still.

> This kind of decision from people who don't want their participation
> recorded and published kind of makes the event feel like against the whole
> idea of the XSF: a *public* Standards Foundation with an *open process*, as
> far as I know, not a private company, here for money and wishing to hide
> assets, secret business plan, or what else.

This seems to be addressed to me, couched in terms of generality.

For the sake of clarity. I do not object to people's (including my
own) participation being public. I object to recording of
conversations that may potentially have *not* been contributions being
published, when the recordings themselves were made covertly. Had we
already a Note Well, I would have no complaint here.

> And if someone does not agree with it, one should not participate (none is
> forced to) rather than prevent the open process of the Foundation.

I'll get off my soapbox if you'll get off yours.

/K


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