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Re: W3C communities and its modus operandi

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 17:05:52 +0100
Message-ID: <49A56C60.4060501@danbri.org>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, www-archive@w3.org
On 25/2/09 15:15, Bijan Parsia wrote:
> On 25 Feb 2009, at 13:55, Sam Ruby wrote:
>> Karl Dubost wrote:
>>> Hi Bijan,
>>> Le 25 févr. 2009 à 08:02, Bijan Parsia a écrit :
>>>> It doesn't seem to me that the W3C has an Audit Board which tries to
>>>> analyze failures and draw lessons from them. That could be a very
>>>> helpful thing.
>>> Disclaimer: I have been working at W3C, as an employee, from 2000 to
>>> 2008.
>>> The W3C doesn't have an audit board, because it has its full
>>> community: The public, the members and the staff.
> Er...I don't see how that's remotely a replacement. An Audit Board would
> be charged with investigating specific incidents and situations and
> producing a report and making recommendations. Presumably, that would
> involve the full community. I don't think not having any such process is
> a good thing because, for example, it leads to hodgepodge accountibility
> and little investigation.

Can you suggest a similar organization that does have such a board? or 
the most relevantly similar that you're aware of?


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