[Consortium] re: linuxaudio.org

Daniel James daniel at linuxaudio.org
Fri Jan 30 05:53:28 EST 2004

> But if your role would end, and you wouldn't be able to supervise,
> who would handle the post then?

Naturally the consortium would change its contact address to another 
post office box or office which was more convenient for the new 
director. I would of course forward on any post.

> From a legal point of view, it's just a bunch of projects and
> companies listed on a site, the domain is entirely in the hands of
> Daniel.

Quite true for the time being - which is why I'm trying to set up a 
management board. The more time we spend arguing about the same 
points, the less time there is for advocacy.

> An organisation should be the last step in promoting linuxaudio.

There we disagree.

> And i fear that it will involve another mailing-list, what's worse,
> a private one. The managment board mailing list.

The management board mailing list will have closed membership for a 
very good reason - democratic accountability. The archive will be 
public of course.

> Is there anything we should hide?

Personally I have nothing to hide. However, as Christian pointed out, 
some people will want to have private discussions for reasons such as 
commercial confidentiality. It's my expectation that before a large 
organisation joined a group like linuxaudio.org, they would approach 
certain people privately first to test the reaction - this is my 

> Seems like all my words were worthless.

So far you've had very little constructive criticism to offer, Marek. 



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