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Subject: Re: [office] Open Document Format TC meeting minutes 2012-08-13 (corrected once)

On Tuesday 18 September 2012 05:59:39 Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:
> Camilla,
> On 12-09-17, at 03:57 , C. Boemann <cbo@boemann.dk> wrote:
> > On Monday 17 September 2012 09:47:56 Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2012-09-17 at 01:41 -0600, C. Boemann wrote:
> >>> Uhm I sent my regrets for that meeting over a month ago, so I thought
> >>> that would prevent me from losing my voting rights?
> >> 
> >> "Regrets" are just nice.... to preserve your voting rights you need to
> >> ask for a leave of absence, see
> >> https://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/tc-process#leavesAbsence
> >> 
> >> Andreas
> > 
> > Thanks but I can't help feeling this is bureaucratic nonsense just
> > because I didn't put the right words in that mail.
> > 
> > Oh well it's not like we vote often enough to make it important to me.
> One does not know where to begin with that attitude. I'lll presume you are
> joking but that there is an edge of truth. That said, I'd further the
> point by suggesting that the issue could be simply resolved by you
> proposing more things that we ought to vote on.
> For instance. Right now, we are actually having a somewhat interesting
> discussion on ODF's future and in particular how it relates to the XML
> file expressed but also how Change Tracking (CT) ought to work with the
> format. (There is, one might say, some idiosyncratic stuff there, along
> with some other code that could probably do with being cleaned up. But
> cleaning up here is another way of positing: Where do we want to go with
> ODF?)
> I'm also quite lame in my updates to this TC and also wonder even if it is
> still extant.
> Louis
> > Camilla
Hi Louis

I'm sorry if you thought I complained about the frequency of votes. I have 
absolutely no problem with how we work and what we work on. All I meant was 
that since it only takes two meetings to regain my voting rights, I was not 
going to complain any more about the procedural bureaucracy of leave of 

I'm well aware of what goes on, and in particular follow every mail on the CT 
sub list with great interest. I was on the CT select committee.

You see this TC is important to me and I actually wrote a mail well in advance 
to say I couldn't attend two times. That the mail turned out to be in vain due 
to not having the right keyword was a bit of a surprise to me.


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