Amazing progress in a short timeframe -- Are we trying to do too much?
Dear Dr. Wayne,
I agree with your suggestion.
Anil Prasad 04:24, 25 August 2009 (UTC)
You had already suggested the way forward in your earlier post -- I just added the bullets ;-)
We need to think about a process for amending the charter. Do we want to approve the amended charter in the same way we approved the original? I'm thinking we probably should do so. We want to create a clear trail of how the work proceeded.
So, how about we copy the existing charter to a subpage (with a link on the active charter page), reset the project plan/outputs (I like the staged approach that Wayne suggests) and any other sections that need revision and then reapprove.
Good suggestion. We may copy the first version of the charter to a subpage, and rework the mainpage for second version.
Anil Prasad 16:23, 31 August 2009 (UTC)
The experience with WE Administrators gave WE Workgroups an opportunity to consider the steps for amending a charter and include some guidance on this process in the Policy for Community Workgroups. I'm hopeful this can help us, in WE Administrators, work through the process quickly.
Also note that we've changed the charter boilerplate since WE Administrators first drafted their charter. See Help:Workgroup charter. I think the biggest change is we dropped a few sections. Shall I work through version 2 to revising as needed to fit the new boilerplate? It's definitely not worth starting from scratch.