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Re: Define "Affiliate Member"

From: David Singer <singer@mac.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:14:39 -0700
Cc: Revising W3C Process Community Group <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-id: <10F300D0-92B3-4035-874B-1F74473E8584@mac.com>
To: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>

> On Aug 11, 2016, at 11:14 , Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org> wrote:
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> On 8/9/2016 1:34 PM, David Singer wrote:
>>> On Aug 8, 2016, at 21:21 , Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
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>>> The term "Affiliate Member" is used in a couple of places in https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/AB/raw-file/default/cover.html, but does not seem to be defined anywhere.
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>> This is embarrassing; timeless asked for this to be linked back in August 2014 and we didn’t do it.  The term was not in the 2005 process document, it was new in 2014/15.
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>> <http://www.w3.org/mid/20140812224415.25579611.4250.1975@gmail.com>
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>> Perhaps we didn’t know what to link it to?  The closest I can find is in the FAQ <http://www.w3.org/Consortium/membership-faq#individual> but the term ‘affiliate’ is not used there.
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>> Can anyone provide better traceback of how this crope in?
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> Imho, it would serve us well if we dropped all references to Full and Affiliate, and simply used the word Member.
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Agreed, but I was worried that this was recently introduced and we clearly meant something. But what?

Dave Singer

singer@mac.com
Received on Thursday, 11 August 2016 19:15:09 UTC

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