i know this newsgroup since the times of Dersch, where it used to be a
very collegial and informal newsgroup.
For me all this member, owner and community stuff is far too political.
why not keep it as a simple newsgroup as it used to be in the beginning?
- just my opinion.
Re: Verein election
Posted by: "Kathy Wheeler" kathyw@...
Fri Apr 27, 2007 3:39 am (PST)
On 27/04/2007, at 6:51 PM, ingo kohwagner wrote:
> i feel that i agree more to matt.
> for what exactly is verein needed?
For Ingo, Matt and all other new comers here is a very brief summary:
The Verein is intended to secure the future of the PanotoolsNG group
by placing what little control is required into the hands of a not
for profit organisation rather than a loose group of individuals or
(shudder) one unstable individual as has happened in the past. This
way, this community is not at the mercy or whim of one or even a
handful of individuals, but an elected organisation answerable to
For the general member, nothing will change. For the community as a
whole, it should ensure stability and continuity as long as the
community wishes to exist.
The full history of the group and the background behind the necessity
for the Verein can be found here:
We ask you to respect the majority view of the group as expressed
strongly in the past to take all further discussion of these
political matters to Panotoold-List:
Thank you and regards,
Co-owner / Moderator, PanotoolsNG.