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Re: Don't disclose election results

From: Jean-Charles (JC) Verdié <jicheu@yahoo.fr>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:23:08 +0200
Message-ID: <538F55FC.9000701@yahoo.fr>
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
CC: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>, "daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
FWIW During my tenure I had to explain countless times that no, I was
not a member of the Board of Directors of the W3C. I wouldn't be so
quick to put the blame of the Asian-ness of my employer, however.


Chris Wilson wrote:
> Simmer down, you two.
> Daniel, I accept that the word "Board" has loaded meaning that is not
> even across cultures.  Personally, I think "Advisory Board" captures
> what the role of the AB is supposed to be - but the word "board" without
> the "advisory" adjective is often far more authoritative than the AB is,
> or is intended to be.
> I also agree, fwiw, that the AC is misnamed.
> That said, I don't care what the AB is called.  Call it the Powerless
> Cabal for all I care.  It should be advisory, it should be a advisor to
> the Team and the Director, it should be elected.  That's about all I'm
> chuffed about.
> I would prefer, in fact, that membership in the AB is not highly sought
> after by employers, as I think it's a strong "for the good of the web"
> position.  Personally, I fail to see the problem here (or at least, the
> problem that is bigger than so many other problems we have to address),
> but maybe I'm just not looking hard enough.
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 9:01 AM, Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com
> <mailto:galineau@adobe.com>> wrote:
>     On Jun 4, 2014, at 8:45 AM, Daniel Glazman
>     <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com
>     <mailto:daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>> wrote:
>     > On 04/06/2014 17:22, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
>     >
>     >> OK...I'm not sure why you'd think your feedback is so
>     contradictory or mutually exclusive to mine that you have to appeal
>     to the authority of your 9 months at Samsung.
>     >
>     > You should really refrain from using such 'ad hominem' statement.
>     > Not appreciated at all, in particular since my comment was not
>     > only related to my employer.
>     >
>     Says the man who dismisses someone's feedback on the basis of their
>     supposed lack of experience with employers of a particular region.
>     Because that is obviously respectful and relevant.
>     Whatever, dude.
Received on Wednesday, 4 June 2014 17:23:45 UTC

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