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On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 10:20 PM, Ned Ludd<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-07-06 at 18:52 -0600, Denis Dupeyron wrote:
>> We should also get rid of both the slacker rule and proxies. They're
>> good examples of over-engineering.
> This is not within the councils power to get rid of. The users voted for
> GLEP-39 http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0039.html which states
> our requirements. Should it not be up to them to change it?
> Note personally I think the mark is childish as written for the most
> part and got rushed in some 5 years ago. But it does have some validity
> in that it seems to yield council members to stepping down from the
> council before returning to the slack nature that we all need from time
> to time.
> Re: Best times for meetings..
> Ok so I generally am employed from the hours of 9-5 M-F PST (GMT-7). The
> company I work for can have official meetings any day of the week any
> hour of the day with not much more than an hours notice. I've been in
> the meeting/council channel for over 5 years now. So I clearly have an
> interest in what we are doing as a meta distribution, but If I'm unable
> to make a meeting and it's scheduled in the time-frame of my work hours
> then I can guaranty nothing. It's more likely that I'd have to be in/out
> for the duration of the meeting. If proxy is required then I'd call for
> a semi perm proxy of the next in line on the vote rankings. At least
> till it causes a personal conflict of interest.
This will be the truth for most US based Gentoo developers/council
members. So this is something that really needs to be addressed
properly because obviously changing the times back to where it worked
the best for US based Gentoo council members didn't work in the past
and resulted in the change to work for the EU based people. The
constant push and pull just won't work.