[Foundation-l] Clarification to existing resolutions

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri May 18 09:53:01 UTC 2007

> >* Paragraph 4 of Resolution:Access to nonpublic data is clarified: The
> >access policies for OTRS e-mail queues or other communication systems
> >of the Wikimedia Foundation are defined by WMF office staff in
> >accordance with the intent of the resolution.
> >
> It seems that the effect of this is to give office staff a blank cheque
> for writing these policies.  Any kind of good governance would require
> that policies be defined by the Board, and not by office staff.

I disagree. The board should make general policies, and the staff
determine how to apply those policies. If the board isn't happy, they
can always hire new staff.

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