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Re: ... & bulletin (Off topic)

:Tom Wrote:
:> Maybe AIS could do something similar?
: Although there is a need for dedicated, committed members of AIS to
:> keep informed about club business, such news is simply dead weight
:> as far as recruiting and retaining new members who are not yet
:> absorbed in the ins and outs of club business and politics. If the
:> Bulletin is 80% solid iris information, it can bear some of this
:> dead weight happily.

And Dennis responds
:FYI - January 1996 Bulletin had 116 pages of which 8 were minutes.
:That's less than 10%.

What I'm talking about is not the portion of the Bulletin occupied
by the *minutes* themselves, but the overall ratio of iris stuff to
club stuff. There's lots of other AIS business in the Bulletin too.
Summarizing the minutes down to one page is one way to keep the
publication from being overloaded with business at the expense of
iris information. It's not the only way.

Was the other 90% of the January 1996 Bulletin "solid iris information"?

(It's a rhetorical question.   ;)  )

Cheers, Tom.


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