Subject: Re: Moving Forward (WAS: Governance and responsibility)
From: Ernest Prabhakar <prabhaka@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 11:17:44 -0700

> Yes, this is a top priority. It is already being discussed, and the  
> list is already up and available (to be fair, not much "debate"  
> going on there yet, so, good time to heat things up).

Whoops, my bad.  Thanks for the pointer!

-- Ernie P.

P.S. Is there a complete list of OSI Committees/lists and their  
charters available somewhere?


On Sep 26, 2005, at 10:35 AM, Bruno F. Souza wrote:

> Ernest Prabhakar wrote:
>> Can I make a suggestion? While I realize that license- 
>> proliferation  is front-burner (sigh), how about we charter a  
>> small working group to  start a back-burner discussion of a  
>> *process* for determining  membership/election "policy?"
>
> Yes, this is a top priority. It is already being discussed, and the  
> list is already up and available (to be fair, not much "debate"  
> going on there yet, so, good time to heat things up).
>
> Many may have missed because it was sent in the middle of another  
> heated thread, but long ago Ken Coar invited all to participate in  
> the membership discussion and committee:
>
> > Like the licence proliferation project, the membership
> > project is open for participation to everyone.  Unlike the
> > licence proliferation project, the actual membership ctte
> > is open-ended.
> >
> > The mailing list is at membership-discuss-subscribe@opensource.org
> > and I enthusiastically invite you, Ian -- and anyone else --
> > to join it.
>
> So, come on in, we agree with you that this is an issue that needs  
> deep and open debate. Join now:
>
>      membership-discuss-subscribe@opensource.org
>
> Tks,
> -- 
> Bruno.
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