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Subject: Re: Fw: [office] meeting minutes

Hi David,

did you check


It does not list all questions or suggestion that have been posted to 
the mailing list, but at least all proposal together with the date a 
proposal has been agreed.

For proposals that follow our new process you additionally find the 
dates when proposals have been discussed in the proposal's wiki page.


On 10/13/08 23:39, David Faure wrote:
> On Monday 13 October 2008, Mary McRae wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>  There are three recommended ways to keep minutes: in the body of an email
>> message, as an attachment to an email message, or uploaded documents in
>> Kavi. In any case, the subject line/file name should clearly identify the
>> contents: 2008-10-1 Meeting Minutes would be the meeting minutes for 1 Oct
>> 2008 allowing for easy location.
> This is true, however the problem is actually more complex than that.
> It is often quite difficult to find _which_ meeting minutes answer a given question.
> Often the question is sent by email to the TC list, and the answer is in
> the meeting minutes of *some* meeting later on, but not necessarily the next one,
> it can sometimes take a few months before we get to that question...
> I was looking today at whether a given question from a long time ago
> had been answered during a call, and that turns out to be rather tedious,
> since it means reading all the meeting minutes after the question was asked.
> For a TC member with a local mail archive this is doable (filter on subject, then
> filter on contents); for outsiders it's almost impossible AFAIK.
> But I don't really have a proposal for how to improve this, actually, this isn't a
> complaint at all, it was merely a +1 on the note that things are more difficult
> for non-TC-members.

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