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On 2008.05.15 21:49, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> tove brought up an interesting point from GLEP 39:
> If any meeting has less than 50% attendance by council members, a
> new election for all places must be held within a month. The 'one
> year' is then reset from that point.
> musikc questioned whether that was only intended for the regular
> meetings or also irregular ones like this.
> Open up the floodgates, folks. What do you think, what should we do?
> I look forward to hearing your advice.
> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list
The council have met monthly as required by the GLEP. This meeting is
single topic about policy, it neither requires to be in public, nor
does it require anyone other than -council. A closed session or emails
or teleconference would be quite in order for determining and agreeing
Forcing an election over this issue, is in effect, a vote of no
confidence in our council
Delaying the policy setting for three months, until a new council is
elected (1 month nominations, 1 month elections, a few weeks for admin)
is not in the best interests of Gentoo, nor those whose appeals will be
While the present council would remain in office until replaced, they
could hardly make a ruling on the very issue that forced the vote of no
An election now, over this, is just silly.
(NeddySeagoon) a member of
For the avoidance of doubt, I'm writing as an individual developer, not
on behalf of any office or team I am a part of.
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