Re: Looking for a volunteer, to chair of the solid community group

Hi Melvin,

Sounds like a great plan to me!

@Ruben and @Phil, does this solution work for you?


On Sat, Nov 3, 2018 at 8:34 PM Melvin Carvalho <>

> On Sat, 3 Nov 2018 at 18:59, Ruben Verborgh (UGent-imec) <
>> wrote:
>> Unsure what the status of this thread is, but I can formally take a role
>> of chair to make things easier.
>> My hope and assumption is that the community will steer itself mostly,
>> and that chairing is more a ceremonial role that only kicks in when
>> serious issues arrive.
>> Alternatively/additionally, Mitzi from Inrupt (in CC) should be
>> considered.
> Hey Ruben
> Unsure of the status, but having worked with you on the solid team, I'd +1
> you to be an excellent choice.
> If I'm correct there's 3 volunteers so far, Dalton, Phil and Ruben.
> (Dmitri withdrew himself)
> Regarding the work load, there is nothing official in a community group,
> and entirely up to the individual.  Chairs can also stand down if they feel
> the commitment is not a good fit.
> I've been in groups with 3 chairs before, for example, the social web xg,
> and it worked pretty well.  We dont normally volunteer on behalf of others.
> So, what I suggest is the following :
> To fill our immediate need with the w3c, the 3 volunteers promote
> themselves to chair status.
> Then, should, there be further discussion on this topic, we could come up
> with a more formal system, at a later date.
>> Ruben
> --
Dalton Scott

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