[Foundation-l] board minutes

Ting Chen wing.philopp at gmx.de
Sun Dec 14 13:19:31 UTC 2008

Hello Effe,

I think this is a good suggestion. I will put it on the next meeting at 
the second weekend of the new year.


effe iets anders wrote:
> >From Sue's report, I understood that the current practice is to have board
> minutes approved only on the next board meeting. In practice that means a
> delay of several months. In a quickly changing world as ours, that is quite
> a long time span.
> Would it be possible to decrease this time span somehow, and approve the
> minutes on an earlier moment? In that way, the volunteers can be kept more
> up to date, the board would work more transparently and better ways to
> interact and react on decisions made. Because if minutes are published
> months afterwards, the motivation to read them and react on it is obviously
> much lower then when they actually still have a direct meaning and are more
> or less recent. Besides that, if the community has imput on the decisions
> made, they could give it, and it could be discussed in that next board
> meeting, and not only the one after that (delay 6 months).
> I sincerely hope the board will find a way to publish the minutes within,
> say, two weeks to a month :)
> Best regards,
> Lodewijk
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