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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Dissatisfaction amongst the community admins, moderators and volunteers
Date Sun, 04 Sep 2011 17:36:27 GMT
Being a member-based organization the ASF requires
that all foundation activities be subject to member
scrutiny (with only a handful of operational exceptions).

I would be perfectly satisfied if the private forums
are fully archived and made available to any ASF member on
request, without undue delay.




>________________________________
>From: Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com>
>To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>Sent: Sunday, September 4, 2011 11:14 AM
>Subject: Re: Dissatisfaction amongst the community admins, moderators and volunteers
>
>On Sep 4, 2011 3:45 PM, "Rob Weir" <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> I don't think discussions about how the project is run is something
>> that we should be doing in private.  Discussing such matters, even if
>> strong opinions are raised, is the essence of transparency.  Remember,
>> controversial is not the same as confidential.  In Apache projects we
>> discuss non-confidential matters openly.
>
>... unless they are on the PPMC private list, when that royal "we" no longer
>includes everyone here. I believe Terry and others are saying that the
>(independent) forum community has a similar approach, with a private forum
>for sensitive matters. I also believe that in the interests of that very
>transparency you and others are invited to participate in that place as a
>transitional activity.
>
>What exactly is the problem here?
>
>S.
>
>
>
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