[KI-LC] AOB - Taking Notes During WG Meetings
eve at xmlgrrl.com
Wed Mar 31 14:08:20 EDT 2010
I think it's entirely reasonable in a nearly-all-voluntary organization to rotate requests for taking notes, and most of my "standards life" this is how it has worked. I personally don't find recordings useful because they take as much time to listen to as the original meeting.
On 31 Mar 2010, at 10:30 AM, Bob Pinheiro wrote:
> What I wanted to bring up on today's LC call was the issue of taking
> notes during WG calls. At least some of the WGs ask for volunteers to
> take notes during calls. Usually the request is met with silence,
> because, frankly, having to take notes is a distraction to full
> participation in the call.
> In the past, the topic of recording calls was brought up, but was
> ultimately rejected. I believe the idea was that calls would be
> recorded, and then posted publicly on the Kantara website for access by
> anyone wanting to listen. Such a policy was rightly rejected, in my
> opinion, since some people might be hesitant about speaking or
> commenting about something, knowing their remarks would be made public.
> What if, instead, calls could be recorded (with the permission of the WG
> participants), but not made public? What if the mp3 of the call is
> given to the WG chair, who would then listen to the recording and write
> up meeting notes from the recording? Afterwards, the mp3 would be
> deleted, and would never appear on the Kantara website.
> So I'm just putting this on the table for discussion. Could this be an
> alternative to having to ask for volunteers to take notes? Or did the
> LC reject this possibility already?
> Bob Pinheiro
> Chair, Consumer Identity WG
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eve at xmlgrrl.com
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