Bylwas Revision: COMMITTEES

Johnie Ingram johnie at
Wed Mar 31 00:00:10 UTC 1999

"Wichert" == Wichert Akkerman <wichert at> writes:

Wichert> I see a committee as a group of people with a certain task
Wichert> and a single leader. How they organize themselves is entirely
Wichert> up to the committee itself. Different committees will
Wichert> probably warrant different structures.

Problem is "committee" could mean either "group of people charged with
a task" (similar to what Debian does with d-admin, webmaster,
ftpmaster roles) or "group of bureaucrats who have to have a formal
vote to accomplish anything" (which is how the SPI Board currently

If these committes are to perform any major function, we can only hope
they act more like task forces than real committees.  :-)



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