[KI-LC] [BoT] Revised DRAFT: Policy for Joining Groups and Group Discussion Lists
J. Trent Adams
adams at isoc.org
Thu Jul 2 09:36:01 PDT 2009
In order to avoid any misunderstandings, would it make sense to define
"Moderate" and "Administer"?
Roger Martin wrote:
> I had a conversation with Brett about this issue because I was not
> understanding the motivations for proposing this change.
> Based on that discussion, I understand the motivation for this change
> to be that:
> * Staff will administer all Lists, but there is a valid concern
> that a requirement to have Staff moderate all Lists will be a
> significant burden on Staff resources.
> * We can configure each List so any email received from a
> non-Participant gets an auto-reply that says "You do not have
> permission to post to this List. To do so, you must sign the
> Participation Agreement for this Group." (or something similar)
> * It may be helpful for the leadership of a Group to know (1) who
> joins and who leaves a list as an Observer, and (2) who attempts
> to post as an Observer. As a result, you proposed that a member
> of the Group Leadership (Group secretary) be assigned moderator
> status in order to be able to track this.
> Under the Kantara Initiative Bylaws, a Group is not required to have a
> secretary. However, the Bylaws do state that when "a WG does not have
> a secretary it is the responsibility of the Chair to ensure that those
> Given the above, I believe the following changes will be sufficient to
> achieve what you are proposing:
> 1. Reword the first bullet in Section (5) to read:
> * All Lists are administered by Staff and moderated by the
> secretary of the Group to which the List is associated.
> 2. Delete the sixth bullet in section (5)
> * Group Lists are not moderated.
> Joni Brennan wrote:
>> Hi Roger,
>> I have drafted the suggested addition below:
>> Section 5
>> * All Lists are administered and moderated by the Staff. In addition
>> to the Staff moderator, each list will be moderated by the Secretary
>> officer responsible for that list's associated group. The Secretary
>> moderator function provides an additional layer of operational
>> information to the officers of each group.
>> Please feel free to word smith my suggestion as you may see fit.
>> Also, as an FYI to the group, we did find the bug causing Rogers edit
>> access woes and have resolved the issue.
>> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Roger Martin
>> <roger.martin at corp.aol.com <mailto:roger.martin at corp.aol.com>> wrote:
>> I have attached the revised draft of the "Policy for Joining
>> Groups and Group Discussion Lists" based on the discussions of
>> the past two days. I still don't have edit permission on the
>> wiki page, but will post the new draft there when I do.
>> Additional Discussion:
>> 1. Joni posted a proposal to one officer from each WG and DG a a
>> moderator of any Lists associated with that WG or DG. It's not
>> clear from the email discussion what the resolution of this
>> proposal is. As a result I did not make any changes to the
>> text. If we need to make that change, would someone please post
>> the specific text changes to be made?
>> 2. Are there any further edits needed before we move to adopt
>> this as a Kantara Initiative policy?
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J. Trent Adams
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