[tei-council] Statement - additional point

Stuart A. Yeates syeates at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 13:17:04 EDT 2011

[Apologies for missing the skype call. I was 12 hours out due to my
own incompetence.]

That looks good to me.


On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 5:05 AM, James Cummings
<James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> With Julianne's correction that would bring it to:
> 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
> community.
> 5) The TEI Technical Council appreciated the willingness of the outgoing
> chair to provide a vision for the TEI that could have contributed to
> reforming the TEI Consortium as an organisation. It is hoped that the
> TEI Board will consider the issues raised by this document as it moves
> forward.
> --
> Dr James Cummings, Manager of InfoDev
> Oxford University Computing Services
> University of Oxford
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