Re: Efficient board meetings, revised

From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen(at)complete(dot)org>
To: Ian Jackson <ijackson(at)chiark(dot)greenend(dot)org(dot)uk>
Cc: Bill Allombert <allomber(at)math(dot)u-bordeaux(dot)fr>, spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org, board(at)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Efficient board meetings, revised
Date: 2004-10-17 20:02:22
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On Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 11:26:11PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > small number of guests attending meeting, being friendly to them cannot
> > harm the organization.
> The problem isn't having the guests state their names. The problem is
> having the meeting held up for n minutes for no good reason. I don't
> think this is a huge problem, but it seemed obviously daft to me and
> since the meeting chair didn't do what I wanted putting it my
> resolution and letting the board decide seemed sensible.
> `Being friendly' to someone doesn't mean keeping a dozen or two people
> waiting for them to type their name. It means making them feel

What are you talking about? I do not hold up a meeting waiting for
guests to state their names. I have asked them to /msg their name to
David. Making that request takes about 5 seconds. Then we move on.

We only wait for board members to state their names in the channel.

-- John


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