[Theforum] Re: root access

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Fri Apr 26 03:30:17 CDT 2002

On Friday, April 26, 2002, at 05:57  am, dave mclean wrote:

>> I just think that if you put *all* the "power" in the steering
>> committee,
>> you have just one group... no matter how it looks on paper.
> +1, and we're kind of back to one group of people like was lambasted in
> the
> past.  I'd hate for us to re-establish another *perceived* Ivory Tower.

But how could that be? Any member can join a MonkeyGroup,
and get nominated onto the SteeringGroup. It's an open system,
not a closed one which invites people into the magic circle.

Read the design principles:

It must be fair

It must be seen to be fair, so that no-one can justifiably say "It's not
fair" - we should be able to close down complaints pretty near instantly
by pointing to a URL and saying " This is why it's fair - this is where
we decided that". This will provide protection for those who implement
stuff -as long as they're doing what's agreed, they are not open to

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