This discussion about openness is getting to be less fruitful as time goes by; it ought to be refocussed.
So; What is it that is the problem? What is it that ought to be changed? How do you propose to change it? To go with this: How can all benefit?Do we all understand each others positions? If so, please restate eacho others positions in your own words before responding--this will ensure communication.
Will this change be beneficial to all parties concerned?