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  • Board Appointment of Last Place Candidate to Empty Board Seat

    Published: Sun 22 Nov 2015 07:14PM EST Comments: 22

    On 14 August 2015, the Board voted to change the size of the Board from 9 Directors to 7. Before this vote, the Board informed Elections that only 2 seats would be available to be filled this year. This is complicit with Article V, #3 of the by-laws, which states that at least 2 Directors must be elected yearly, and if the Board has 7 or more Directors, at least one-third of the Directors must be elected yearly.


  • Board of Directors Update

    Published: Sun 22 Nov 2015 06:47PM EST Comments: 8

    The OTW Board of Directors voted at its regularly scheduled meeting on 22 November to appoint Andrea Horbinski to serve the remainder of the term vacated in 2014 by Anna Genoese, ending 31 December 2016. Filling board vacancies by appointment is a normal part of board work provided for in Article V ยง4 of the OTW Bylaws, and the Board has done so at multiple points in the past.


  • Releases 0.9.87 - 0.9.91: Change Log (Comment moderation released!)

    Published: Thu 19 Nov 2015 05:45PM EST Comments: 6

    The big news this time around is comment moderation. Many thanks to the users who helped us trial this feature, and to the Abuse team for their input! In addition, we have done some work on our automated testing infrastructure and made some corrections and improvements to our documentation.