GCD Board Votes - 2002

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May 2002

Email Lists

Motion: The Grand Comic-Book Database Project provides multiple e-mail mailing lists for communication among its members. Each of these lists is utilized for a specific purpose in supporting the goals of the group.

These lists are:

GCD-Project The GCD-Project e-mail mailing list is a resource provided by the Grand Comic-Book Database Project (http://www.comics.org) for use as an indexing resource for the Project. Postings considered on-topic for this list include anything directly related to the indexing of comic books for the database such as questions about indexing, missing credits, or creator identification. This list is also used for official GCD business, such as administrative updates, announcements to the membership, Board elections, etc. Subscription instructions and a brief overview of the list can be found at the Grand Comic-Book Database Project web site at http://www.comics.org. Posters are encouraged to focus discussion on the topics outlined in the preceding paragraph and encouraged to mark those posts that do NOT relate to the list charter with an off-topic (OT) tag in the subject line. Posters are also encouraged to keep the subject line current as a courtesy to other posters.

GCD-Tech The GCD-Tech e-mail mailing list is a resource provided by the Grand Comic-Book Database Project (http://www.comics.org) for use as a technical resource for the Project. Postings considered on-topic for this list include the more technical aspects of the Project such as database design, hardware and software specifications, or feature beta testing. Subscription instructions and a brief overview of the list can be found at the Grand Comic-Book Database Project web site at http://www.comics.org. Posters are encouraged to focus discussion on the topics outlined in the preceding paragraph and encouraged to mark those posts that do NOT relate to the list charter with an off-topic (OT) tag in the subject line. Posters are also encouraged to keep the subject line current as a courtesy to other posters.

GCD-Chat The GCD-Chat e-mail mailing list is a resource provided by the Grand Comic-Book Database Project (http://www.comics.org) for use as a venue for members to discuss the comic book medium. Postings considered on-topic for this list include anything related to comic books such as discussions or reviews of creators, characters or stories; history of the medium, industry, and marketplace; fandom; collecting; continuity; comics-related properties in other media; comics as pop culture; etc. Subscription instructions and a brief overview of the list can be found at the Grand Comic-Book Database Project web site at http://www.comics.org. Posters are encouraged to focus discussion on the topics outlined in the preceding paragraph and encouraged to mark those posts that do NOT relate to the list charter with an off-topic (OT) tag in the subject line. Posters are also encouraged to keep the subject line current as a courtesy to other posters.

The motion passed with 7 for and 1 not voting. This info is from an email sent by Lionel to the Board list in November 2009.

Partially superseded and modified by:

Additionally, GCD-Project is now gcd-main (never formally voted on, but it was called that for many years and was adopted as the actual name when we moved to Google Groups).


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