[clug-talk] Suggestion Box
jmajor at clug.ca
Thu Nov 11 15:48:11 PST 2004
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On Thursday 11 November 2004 3:43 pm, Niels Voll wrote:
> ... is that like a closed source version of the previous discussion ?
The quick anser is "no".
Considering I whipped the suggestion box up late Monday night I may not have
covered all the bases. If I understand the underlying question, you want to
know if we are going to make these suggestions public. If that is in fact
where you are going with this and I think it is, then I can answer yes. To be
honest we hadn't thought much more about what to do with it. The idea was to
get some other mechanism in place to allow the group to voice their opinions.
The reason it was set up the way it is was to build in some anonymity to
protect the poster from recrimination or ridicule.
However, I can see this will now become an issue of transparency. I support
the idea of making everything the Executive does as transparent as possible
to the group we represent.
So I can do more work on the took and add a new page that will display the
results of the submissions if you like. I did not want to have this
automatically display to the site because of all the problems we have been
having with defacement and exploitation. I suspect that if it were opened
right up we would get a plethora of suggestions spouting profanity or links
to porn sites. I will add in an approval mechanism whereby only suggestions
that are deemed acceptable are presented. You are going to have to trust the
Executive to make this judgement on your behalf.
You are welcome.
I will try to make these changes in a reasonable amount of time. Right now, I
am going to spend the rest of my holiday relaxing with my family in a way
that befits homage to the fallen Canadians that helped maintain our freedom.
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