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On 07:53 Thu 12 Feb , Tiziano Müller wrote:
> That's true. But just deciding that we need people to discuss it and
> then not fostering that discussion ourselves actively is not
> acceptable. Once we get the task to take care of a matter we have to
> take care of it until it's done completely. This involves bringing the
> subject up on the mailinglist (and not just publish the summary and
> wait for people to read through it and then start a discussion
> depending on what they may find in the summary), get the information
> we need to be able to decide somewhere else, etc.
> Why don't we assign each task to one of us council members to do that,
> so we get for every task someone who's taking care of it, making sure
> it gets on the agenda again, maybe even preparing a summary of the
> matter for the rest of the council (in complicated cases), posting on
> the mailing-list, commenting on the corresponding bug, etc.? I guess
> that's what Ciaran meant in the "Secretary"-Thread.
I agree that it's a great idea to assign someone responsibility for
following up, and I think that the person who brings up the topic is
best qualified and motivated to do so. I don't see any reason to require
it to be a council member.
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