Dylan Beaudette debeaudette at ucdavis.edu
Thu Oct 26 13:25:10 EDT 2006

On Thursday 26 October 2006 06:44, Scott Mitchell wrote:
> On 26 Oct 2006, at 08:37, Maciej Sieczka wrote:
> > Markus Neteler wrote:
> >> I have updated at least
> >> http://grass.gdf-hannover.de/wiki/
> >> GRASS_Project_Steering_Commitee#Status_September_2006
> >>
> >> The RFC-1 was discussed very controversal, opinions were orthogonal.
> >> Let's see if we can fix this. I cc to all PSC members.
> >
> > I, for one, don't have problems with it.
> >
> > technical note: there are 3 links to RFC-1 on the GRASS WIKI page;
> > only the 3rd one links to actuall document, the 2 other link to
> > http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1.txt; ???
> Yes, weird - the others don't show up if I click on the edit tag,
> either - a bug?
> >> @GRASS-PSC: should I create a dedicated mailing list to get
> >> communication
> >> archived?
> >
> > +1
> +1 - I imagine that much discussion will occur in the bigger lists,
> but also that part of the idea of delegation is that we're expected
> to sort some things out ourselves.  Having an archive keeps the
> discussions documented and open.
> I've looked back over many of the old discussions, and the RFC-1.  I
> perceived some concern in the mailing list posts about the nature of
> the hierarchy outlined in the RFC, and I know we've wondered about
> the role of "influential" contributors that have chosen not to be in
> the PSC.  I've experimented with wording to try to hopefully
> alleviate some of these concerns.  I am not completely happy with the
> wording thus far, so have not committed the wording back into CVS,
> but copy the relevant section here, along with a diff.
> I also wonder about a longer voting period - I recognize the
> advantage of keeping it short, but two days still seems very short to
> me.  Maybe a week, the other suggestion in the archives, IS too
> long?  Maybe a compromise of 4-5 business days?

+1 on the 4-5 business days. As many of us are in different time zones, and 
often in the field- this would be a nice window for voting.


Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis

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