Gentoo Archives: gentoo-nfp

From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
To: gentoo-nfp <gentoo-nfp@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Section 3.1 Place of Meetings
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 12:17:20
Message-Id: 1208953035.408.57.camel@liasis.inforead.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Section 3.1 Place of Meetings by "Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto"
On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 11:21 +0000, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 7:30 PM, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: > > I think we need to be clear an concise here. All meetings must be openly > > available to the public to attend, and/or at minimum foundation members. > > > > Also I think we should state that meetings are held in #gentoo-trustees > > IRC channel on freenode.net. No where else, and always done > > electronically. > > I don't agree with this limitation. First, don't forget that the > Trustees election is a "meeting" of sorts and that it isn't conducted > through IRC, but through mail. Also, as RB was arguing, why should we > limit ourselves to #gentoo-trustees on the freenode IRC network? The > point about the 10 day advanced notice is also important. > > > > > There will be no meetings at a principle office location that does not > > exist. Nor are there any plans for the trustees to meet in person > > anywhere. I am not sure that has ever happened. Till either of those > > changes, I see no point to them being included or mentioned. > > If some day trustees end up meeting on LWE, FOSDEM, Gentoo-UK or some > other exhibit/show, do you really want them to have to update the > bylaws so that they can conduct a meeting? > > > > > Something like > > > > "All meetings must be openly available to the public to attend.. > > Meetings are conducted electronically and are held in #gentoo-trustees > > IRC channel on freenode.net." > > What about the following? > > All meetings must be openly available to the public to attend and > will be announced at least 10 days before the meeting. > Meetings will usually be conducted electronically in the > #gentoo-trustees IRC channel on the freenode network. >
Good points. That last proposal works just fine for me.
> > > > -- > > William L. Thomson Jr. > > amd64/Java/Trustees > > Gentoo Foundation > > > > > > Regards, > > Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto > Gentoo- forums/userrel/Sparc/KDE > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (GNU/Linux) > Comment: http://getfiregpg.org > > iEYEARECAAYFAkgPG6YACgkQcAWygvVEyAK+KQCePQ86mS+RdyHG60wLDjAb8eW1 > Wg4AnjFMIiMG6Qb2LXa9ZRIdGrXoml2Z > =Cfwo > -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
-- Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o> Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)

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