[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


Roger -

In order to avoid any misunderstandings, would it make sense to define
"Moderate" and "Administer"?

- Trent


Roger Martin wrote:
> Joni,
>
> 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
> duties." 
>
> 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.
>
>    ...rogerM
>
> 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.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Joni
>>
>> 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?
>>
>>        ...rogerM
>>
>>
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