[Spi-private] Publically viewable resolutions and increasing the visibility of board activity

Neil McGovern neilm at spi-inc.org
Tue Jan 2 12:42:47 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 04:22:56AM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Mon, 01 Jan 2007, Neil McGovern wrote:
> > The only real changes from how I've been doing things are:
> > * resolutions must now be sent at least 48h in advance.
> >   - Previously it's been 24h. Before I was secretary, it was none.
> >   - 48h has been picked as it's what's specified in 2004-10-15-dbg.1 [0]
> >     I'm happy to increase or decrease this if people think it's needed.
> > * Resolutions must now also be sent to a spi list.
> I suggest changing this to resolutions must be submitted 24 hours in
> advance of the publication of the meeting announcement which must
> occur at least 4 days before the meeting and include the full text of
> the resolutions to be decided at the meeting as well as the schedule
> of the meeting.[1]
> Resolutions which do not meet the deadline would be automatically
> defered to the next meeting. [I suppose exceptions could be made for
> emergency resolutions, but those should be few and far between, and
> should probably require a non-regularly scheduled meeting to be called
> anyway.]

This seems sensible to me.
Any comments?

Neil McGovern
Secretary, Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
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