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Re: wg members status

From: stefan2904 <stefan2904@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 11:26:21 +0200
Message-ID: <a628ceeb0704110226h17374dc3je752f39d934f9cb0@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
I think the old system works fine.
Maybe it would help to display all mails from a user or a counting of them
in the memberlist

On 4/11/07, Andy Hume <andyhume@thedredge.org> wrote:
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> On 11 Apr 2007, at 10:11, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
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> > On Apr 10, 2007, at 11:22 PM, Daniel Glazman wrote:
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> >> As Karl recently pointed out in www-html, we're now more than 300
> >> on the mailing-list... Not only we don't know who is really who
> >> but we don't know who is planning to really participate and
> >> who's just visiting. This 300+ number just scares me.
> >>
> >> It already seems old to me, but in my comments on the first charter,
> >> I proposed to adapt the "in good standing" status for this WG. Here's
> >> what I have in mind : have two different status for people in this
> >> WG,
> >> "participant" and "observer". Everyone is "observer" by default,
> >> meaning
> >> you're receiving the mailing-list. Only "participants" can post to
> >> the
> >> mailing-list. Moving to "participant" requires an action from the
> >> member, namely check a box in a web page and click on Apply.
> >> It should also be possible to move back to "observer" (maybe not for
> >> W3C full members).
> >
> > What's the benefit of keeping people with "observer" status from
> > posting to the mailing list? It seems like only people who don't
> > want to post in the first place will take "observer" status, in
> > which case it will have little effect.
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> And when they do have something to contribute in their area of
> expertise they'll have to jump though hoops to get contributor
> status, rather than simply send mail.
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> >
> > Regards,
> > Maciej
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