Re: sub-committees [was Re: Board Minutes 29 September 2004]

On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 15:21 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > 	What worries me about (1) is that perhaps its makes it more
> > difficult/daunting for new blood to get involved in these important
> > matters. Maybe it gives the illusion that things are being handled when
> > in fact the people involved are already overstretched and would love to
> > see new people involved.
> > 
> > 	i.e. instead Marketing, Fundraising and Developer Development
> > committees, surely we want to leave the void in which a new leader can
> > "explode, fully-formed out of freak lightning strikes and nuclear
> > waste"[1]. How can we expect someone to scratch an itch if we keep
> > putting slapping on band-aids?
> But how often does this happen for anything but code? Even if somebody
> steps up, expresses interest, does a bunch of work, I think we tend
> frequently to basically ignore it until the person loses interest.

I don't think that this is true for the bugsquad, and probably the same
goes for the other "teams" (docs, i18n, a11y, etc.)


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