[Linux-aus] Linux Australia Minutes
stewart at linux.org.au
Mon Jun 20 13:49:02 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 13:11 +1000, Jonathan Oxer wrote:
> There is nothing particularly secret about them, they're probably just
> not very interesting or relevant to anyone else and if they were all
> posted to linux-aus it would just be noise as far as most people are
> concerned. They probably wouldn't even make much sense to anyone else
> since they're just extremely brief memory-prompters (often only a word
> or two per topic) for the people that were there, and it would be a
> total pain for AJ to have to write them up as coherent notes. The formal
> meetings are of course a totally different story and AJ writes and posts
> proper minutes for those.
There is also, of course, the fact that we check the minutes before
approving them, they have a draft process and AJ is careful to make sure
they are a true representation (as are we all).
notes aren't. they're notes - and we don't want inaccurate data going
out. "notes from committee meeting" sounds too official, and there's a
danger of misunderstanding.
it's all about being overly safe and cautious and all that stuff.
Stewart Smith (stewart at linux.org.au)
Committee Member, Linux Australia
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