[Foundation-l] communications committee

oscar oscar.wiki at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 03:48:14 UTC 2006

On 2/5/06, Angela <beesley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although the communications committee will primarily use meta and the
> foundation wiki for its activities, there are three areas that need to
> remain confidential:
> 1) copies of old press reports since these would be copyright
> violations if you just put them on a public wiki (linking isn't an
> option for sites that don't keep open and/or permanent archives of
> their news nor for press that only appeared in hard copy)
> 2) personal contact details on the press distribution lists
> 3) press releases that we really can't release ahead of time (like
> partnerships and other deals)
> Unless we want to open up the internal wiki to every committee member

as to the internal wiki,

(potentially hundreds of people when you consider every sub-committee
> that will be formed)

do sub-committee members really need to have access to this, do i really
need to?


, having separate wikis for the few committees
> that need it seems the only sensible solution. I had not assumed that
> anyone who became a committee member would automatically get access to
> the internal wiki. Remember that only the initial committee members
> are approved by the Board. Any future additions (and the press
> committee for one intends to expand a lot over the coming weeks) will
> presumably not be going through board votes.
> Angela.
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