Re: Bylwas Revision: COMMITTEES

From: Wichert Akkerman <wichert(at)cs(dot)leidenuniv(dot)nl>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bylwas Revision: COMMITTEES
Date: 1999-03-30 23:28:54
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Previously Christoph Lameter wrote:
> I would rather favor having individuals making those decisions.

I would rather not have individuals making important decisions.

> Committees are useful if you want to slow down any possible dangerous
> decisions or if power needs to be controller but Committees are not
> useful for day to day operations.

That depends on their size and internal organization. For example
the ftpmaster team for Debian basically is a committee and they appear
to do very useful day to day operations ..

> I would like this to be as non-political as possible. So far we have
> had a pretty informal structure and it worked mostly.

We are going to need the politics at a certain point anyway; see what
happened to Debian. Without the constitution which has the same amount
of politics things would get (be?) messy.


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