julianne.nyhan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 12:55:31 EDT 2011
>Works for me, as a Canadian, I love any clause with 'notwithstanding' in
I have the same thing with 'discombobulate' :-)
ok, I'm happy with the statement now.
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 5:42 PM, James Cummings <
James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 17/08/11 17:19, Julianne Nyhan wrote:
> > 3) still a little unwieldy. The problem is the ' in addition to the
> > meeting minutes it already publishes'.
> > Is that connected to the first or last clause? I want to move it without
> > destroying meaning of sentence.
> > How about:
> > 3) The TEI Technical Council desires a greater transparency and
> > accountability in TEI Board activities, notwithstanding the minutes of
> > meetings it already publishes. Council calls for reforms that introduce
> > mechanisms to make TEI Board activities more transparent and built on
> > greater consultation with the TEI Community.
> Works for me, as a Canadian, I love any clause with 'notwithstanding' in
> it. This leaves us with:
> 1) The TEI Technical Council continues to function and wants to get on
> with its job of improving and openly maintaining the Guidelines and
> associated systems and resources on behalf of the TEI Community.
> 2) The TEI Technical Council is shocked and saddened by the sudden
> actions of the TEI Board in dismissing its chair and the implications
> this may have for the ability of the TEI Board to work effectively as
> representatives of the TEI Community.
> 3) The TEI Technical Council desires a greater transparency and
> accountability in TEI Board activities, notwithstanding the minutes of
> meetings it already publishes. Council calls for reforms that introduce
> mechanisms to make TEI Board activities more transparent and built on
> greater consultation with the TEI Community.
> 4) The TEI Technical Council believes that the events announced by the
> TEI Board on 15 August 2011, pending greater explanation, have caused
> real harm to the TEI Consortium and wish to know the Board's plans for
> restoring the Consortium's reputation and good standing in the
> We could have, of course, done this on the wiki or something sensible
> like that. :-)
> Dr James Cummings, Manager of InfoDev
> Oxford University Computing Services
> University of Oxford
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