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Re: Invited expert - Change of policy?

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2009 23:38:07 +0100
Message-ID: <49DE78CF.3080202@danbri.org>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
CC: Mauro Nunez <mauro@w3.org>, Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>, public-social-web-talk@w3.org
On 9/4/09 18:37, Harry Halpin wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 6:29 PM, Mauro Nunez <mauro@w3.org
> <mailto:mauro@w3.org>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Harry,
>
>     I believe I have not been able to explain myself.  Let me try again.
>
>     - Joining the XG is different from subscribing to the mailing list.
>     Anyone may subscribe to the list, this does not automatically make
>     them a Participant in the XG.
>
>     - If people want to join the Social Web XG they should be either
>     representatives of Member organizations or Public Invited Experts.
>       There is no other way to participate, as this is the only way you
>     can get clear PP commitments from the people participating.
>
>     - People at the calls should be a participant of the group, thus
>     listed at (Member only link, available to the Chairs and Members)
>
>     http://www.w3.org/2000/09/dbwg/details?group=43434
>
>     - The Chairs might decide to make an exception once in a while and
>     invite a non-participant to the call.  However this should be
>     exceptional and regular non-participants need to apply for Invited
>     Expert status.
>
>
> I think in order to communicate with the wider Social Web community, we
> will probably have invited non-participants frequently, but on an
> invited basis.

I think and hope so too. The key point is just that it will be 
*different* invited non-participants each time: a series of guests and 
themed discussions. And that if those folk like it enough to stick 
around and attend reguar, we can easily enough sign them up as Invited 
Experts.

cheers,

Dan
Received on Thursday, 9 April 2009 22:38:53 GMT

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