[tei-council] next council meeting: Ireland needs a reply
lou.burnard at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 28 16:03:56 EST 2007
Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> Gabriel BODARD wrote:
>> Sounds nice to me. I don't know that part of the world at all. Does the
>> Council normally meet for 2-3 days mid-way through the year like this?
> yes, thats been the norm - meet for a 2 day session in early
> spring; the last 2 years it has been combined with a 1-day
> outreach session.
> I reckon we should close on the offer. It's not
> as cheap as a meeting in the UK would be, but
> it should still be relatively economical,
> and the outreach is built-in.
> BUT (and it's a very big BUT), we have no
> Council chair yet. The proposed changes to
> the TEI Consortium make this position
> even more powerful and important than it
> already is, and its worrying to arrange the
> meeting without having the chair in place.
> There is the horrible possibility that the chosen
> person could not make the meeting dates!
> I'd still risk it.
Seems clear to me that (a) we should be accepting this offer
(b) we should move as soon as possible to getting a new chair for the
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