[AstroPy] Proliferating py-astro-libs

Thomas Robitaille thomas.robitaille at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 10:40:29 EDT 2011

> I reject your choice of the word "dictating".  The purpose of the
> organizer is to provide the service of organizing the group.  If 20
> people propose 20 mutually incompatible solutions, the organizer must
> aid the group in discussing the advantages/disadvantages of all the
> solutions.  The organizer must aid the group in negotiating to the point
> of choosing a single solution.  Sometimes there will not be agreement,
> and the organizer must aid the group in choosing which of the
> alternatives to implement.  And finally, the organizer must make a clear
> statement when a decision has been reached.

I completely agree with Mark, and this is why I phrased it as
"Candidates to temporarily moderate the discussions/decisions" on the
wiki. Think moderator, not dictator.

> I wonder if we will have the luxury of 3 volunteers to take on the
> organizing job.

It seems we already have three volunteers, so the idea of a group of 3
is already possible.


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