[Consortium] re: linuxaudio.org

Marek Peteraj marpet at naex.sk
Fri Jan 30 13:47:38 EST 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 11:53, Daniel James wrote:
> > 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. 

But what will it solve?

> 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. 

Not sure i understand.

> 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 
> experience.
> > Seems like all my words were worthless.
> So far you've had very little constructive criticism to offer, Marek. 

I would *really* *like* to know what you consider as 'constructive
criticism', Daniel.


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