Gentoo Archives: gentoo-nfp

From: Jochen Maes <sejo@g.o>
To: gentoo-nfp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Foundation membership, take 2
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 08:34:40
Message-Id: 425CD942.2050302@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Foundation membership, take 2 by Sven Vermeulen
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Sven Vermeulen wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 09:20:15AM -0500, Grant Goodyear wrote: > >> (Note: I'm cross-posting to -core, but I'd appreciate it if >> responses could be on -nfp, since that way we have a public >> record.) > > > Yes, it's nice to see how many people actually read this request > *shrug* > >> Here's a revised version of Stuart's suggestion for a Foundation >> membership policy: >> >> * All Gentoo devs are automatically Foundation members * Each >> Foundation member must explicitly request his/her right to vote >> on an annual basis. > > > I still don't like the idea that each Gentoo dev is a Foundation > member. The 1 year period allows developers to integrate in the > project, find out how the various projects interact, where the > bottlenecks are, etc. > > People who are just brought on board for, lets say, managing > sys-foo/bar, might not know how much efforts porting takes, or how > documentation works. There is no way to be sure they know this > after a year, but then they have had all the opportunities to get > to know them (which isn't entirely possible if you're no Gentoo > developer). > > I do agree on the explicit request to vote (voting members). > > Wkr, Sven Vermeulen >
I second this, I also would like to see every candidate to create a nice page explaining why they think they should be a good trustee. It's good to know what people stand for. greetings, Jochen - -- "Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends" Jochen Maes Gentoo Linux http://dev.gentoo.org/~sejo/ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFCXNlBMXMsRNMHhmARArAcAKC40K7f7YEp2HPOTVcBOQaooAdmwwCfQj92 ir8X2vxT1CCrMkzBmyDczy8= =CrQR -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-nfp@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-nfp] Foundation membership, take 2 Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>