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Subject: Re: [chairs] IMPORTANT: need to set up your membership rosters

Karl Best wrote:
> We don't have the granularity of permissions to allow someone to post 
> messages but not to vote or to count towards quorum. Roles in Kavi are 
> either Read-Write or Read-Only for all functions, not for individual 
> functions. (The Chair and Secretary roles have additional permissions 
> for Create to set up new events, ballots, etc.) We've requested that 
> Kavi look into making permission settings more granular, but this will 
> have to be a future enhancement.
> The only workaround at this point is to make individual TC lists 
> moderated; anyone could send a message but the chair would have to 
> decide whether the message gets sent to the list.

What I've done for my committee is to list certain long-time observers as members, but without voting privileges.  They don't count toward quorom at meetings, but it makes the software happy.

Jeff Kenton
DataPower Technology, Inc.
Chairman, XSLT/XPath Conformance TC

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