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Nathan Torkington
July 31, 2000 18:57
Re: New list charters
Message ID: writes:
> >  WORKING GROUP: perl6-language
> >  CHAIR: Kirrily Roberts
> >  DEADLINE: 13 October, 2000
> >  MISSION: To develop RFCs on language changes for perl6
> Whoa!  I'm far from convinced that I have a strong enough CS background
> to understand half of what'll go on on this list.  I've already
> indicated on-list that I'd rather leave this position for someone else,
> if there is someone else.

The chair doesn't have to write the RFCs or even evaluate them.  I
see the chair's main job as refereeing -- saying "hey!  we need a
new list for this!".  In some ways it's an advantage to have a chair
who *doesn't* have an opinion one way or another on the contentious
technical issues.

If you're still not keen to do it, let me know and I'll take
Stephen Zander up on his offer.

> Also, my surname has no S :P

My apologies.  I'm sure Randall Swarts can commiserate :-)

(Norton Talkingtun)

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