Re: The Ineffectual DPL?
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On Thursday 08 April 2004 08.02, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Most of what the DPL does, you don't see.
The question then is: why is that so?
Is it because most of what the DPL is top secret and can not be
disclosed to a wider ausience? I don't believe that is the case.
I believe it is because the DPL thinks that most of it won't interest
most people, so bothering to write about it would be a waste of time. I
think here is is the problem. IMHO the DPL should publish what he does,
even if he perceives it as boring details. Write a diary, do a weekly
'Bits from the DPL', whatever. Let the people see what you do. If it
*is* boring stuff, people will at least understand why prior DPLs did
not perceive a need to write about their work. Another possible outcome
is, of course, endless discussions. Those can probably be separated in
a part which can be safely ignored and those that really need to be
discussed (and I claim the first part would be quite large.)
(We had big discussions about the effectivity and afficiency of the
student's association's board here - of course, with 10000 students,
and most activities going on at a faculty level, the board is a distant
body nobody knows about - but it became extremely hard to find people
willing to donate their time. The solution was mostly just improved
communication about who does what.)
- -- vbi
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