On Tue, 2013-09-17 at 14:56 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 10:16:09PM -0500, Ted Gould wrote:
> > On Mon, 2013-09-16 at 22:30 +0200, Johan Engelen wrote:
> > > Today I discovered this page:
> > > http://inkscape.org/conservancy/
> > >
> > > I think it needs updating or should be archived/deleted?
> > Wow, I remember that! It's verbose, I'm guessing Bryce wrote it ;-)
> If it's verbose it must be mine. :-)
> I suppose there's a few salvagable sentences but it's mostly far out of
> date and need of overhaul.
I started to work on this last year but never got very far with it.
> > > Somewhere it should say that we are a member of the conservancy (I
> > > couldn't find it in any case) and we should have a link to the
> > > conservancy's website too. Could be something really simple, like a
> > > one-line sentence on this page here:
> > > http://staging.inkscape.org/en/about/
> > >
> > > What are your thoughts?
> > Either that or even something in the small print at the bottom of the
> > page. I don't have strong feelings either way, but I do feel like we
> > should mention our association somewhere so that people know.
> Agreed, that's probably sufficient. I think if I wasn't on the board
> I'd probably want to know more details about what we do and how to
> contact us. It might also be valuable to have our voting process
> publically documented somewhere, but we can take care of that next time
> we do a vote.
I have added a couple of sentences to the About page. I agree we need to
describe our organizational structure somewhere including a copy of our
agreement with SFC.
> Anyway, +1 for dropping the page in favor of something simple for now.
> If anyone wants to write up a replacement to explain to the public who
> we are, go for it; I'll be happy to copyedit and offer ideas.
Let's see if I can't come up with something in the next week or two.