Issue #1 - Allow public access to membership statistics

Jonathan McDowell noodles at
Mon Aug 1 09:06:06 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 06:43:37PM -0400, Filipus Klutiero wrote:
> SPI has "non-contributing members" and "contributing members".
> Contributing members have access to statistics about SPI's membership.

This is inaccurate. *All* members have access to these statistics.

> The page with these statistics includes 4 metrics: NC Applicants
> Pending Email Approval, NC Members, Contrib Membership Applications
> and Contrib Members. A description of these metrics was provided by
> Jonathan McDowell in

> This page is not accessible to the public at this time. While I hope
> the status of membership could be much more transparent, making these
> statistics public would be a good and easy first step. I am hereby
> asking to make the existing metrics available to anyone.

I see no reason not to make the stats public; anyone can easily sign up
as a non-contributing member and see them, and we publish them yearly
anyway. Done.


Revd Jonathan McDowell, ULC | Mistakes aren't always regrets.

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