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Re: Proposed Process Change

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 09:06:13 -0800
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <BCA1974B-0059-4EF3-9E28-98A43016B313@w3.org>
Cc: process-issues@w3.org, Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, www-archive@w3.org

On 25 Feb 2009, at 8:32 AM, Bijan Parsia wrote:

> On 25 Feb 2009, at 15:32, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>
>> On 25 Feb 2009, at 6:57 AM, Bijan Parsia wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I think it could improve both the perceived and actual  
>>> transparency and accountability of the W3C as a whole to have what  
>>> I've tentatively called an "Audit Board". An Audit Board would be  
>>> charged with investigating specific incidents and situations and  
>>> producing a report and making recommendations.
>>
>> Bijan,
>>
>> Can you provide more information about the situation(s) that led to
>> this proposal? Feel free to contact me offlist.
>
> The immediate impetus was this email:
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2009Feb/0119.html
> I first aired the idea in:
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2009Feb/0120.html
>
> I don't know it has to be an AB per se...perhaps we have too many  
> groups :) I just find myself doing list forensics a bunch these days  
> and wish that the body of knowledge of dysfunction and how to deal  
> with it were systematized in a best practices document (with  
> supporting cases).


We have a place for that sort of information: the chairs' guide. If  
you wish to write
down your experience / observations somewhere and you wish to share  
it, I
can link to it.

  _ Ian
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