First of all, your work is being appreciated.
That being said, I have been grinding my teeth a little bit over the
discussions going on at this page on your talkpage on meta:
It is not so much the outcome of the process that is somewhat worrying me,
but the fact that it is apparently hard for people to see what's going on.
While this mailing list is apparently open, it is not transparent in a
practical sense what the committee decides, when it decides and how it
decides. People can read this list, but what they really are looking for is
a short committee statement on the outcome.
As I understand it, StevenJ81 has been doing some of this in a personal
capacity, to the best of his abilities summarizing what's going on here.
I can't really tell you how to conduct your business of course, but I would
like to ask you to consider whether you could summarize decisions in a few
lines of text in a quotable manner, when the committee comes to a
conclusion. That way it is clear to everyone a discussion is closed, and
that arguments were considered. Who then copies that statement to meta (one
of you, or Steven), is another matter.
This is the first time in a long while I had a closer run-in with your
committee's work, but that will be the case for most of the people who make
an application. I hope that for their sake, you will consider my