[council] voting procedures

Thomas Keller tom at schlund.de
Thu Sep 25 14:59:41 UTC 2003

I would very much like to support Amadeu on this. Especially
for non english natives a written document ensures a clear
understanding of the implications a resolution might have.



Am 25.09.2003 schrieb Amadeu Abril i Abril:
> Bruce and all,
> I think that in Carthage we should spend some minutes discussing better 
> ways of managing votes on resolutions. Amending resolutions on the fly 
> over the phone makes understanding the final picture very difficult. 
> Indeed, if we do have net access we always can see modified versions 
> (but we still should be able to find a ways to wathc the amendments 
> being introduced. Unfortunately not everybody can have mail/web access 
> during teleconfs. So we also need to revisit the written procedure for 
> voting. I dont think that we should require a confirmation by subsequent 
> teleconf. Perhaps this is so for the legal Board of a California 
> corporation, but the GNSO is an adivsory policy body, and whould enjoiy 
> more flexibility.
> Amadeu



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