Board meeting procedure

Ian Jackson ijackson at
Tue Jul 29 22:43:37 UTC 2003

Wichert Akkerman writes ("Re: Board meeting procedure"):
> Previously Ian Jackson wrote:
> > 9. There shall be strictly no discussion during the meeting.  Anything
> >    that requires more discussion than has taken place before the
> >    meeting shall be postponed until next meeting or email voting.  If
> >    board members feel the discussion has not been adequate then they
> >    should vote NO on the relevant motion.
> Is this too strict possibly? This will reduce meetings to voting and
> notices. I would like to leave some room to discuss alternate already
> proposed resolutions.

Surely we can _discuss_ alternative resolutions by email in advance.
That way everyone gets a chance to comment in detail and with a bit of
time to think out a response.  If we still disagree then we can vote
on the variants.


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