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From: Doug Klima <cardoe@g.o>
Subject: Words of Caution
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 15:30:41 -0500
I'd just like to remind everyone that trustees are people that should 
have a bit of business savvy about them and should be comfortable 
dealing with paper work along with budgets. Just because someone is good 
at the technical aspect of Gentoo does not mean they can figure out the 
difference between a hole in the ground and something else.

If you've been nominated, please take the above into consideration 
before accepting. Don't just accept because you "want to make a 
diference in Gentoo and the previous guys just did it wrong." We've had 
enough of those platforms and frankly those people fell flat on their 
faces and left us in that situation.

If you've never heard of the UCC or what corporate bylaws are and mean, 
you should sit out of this one and get involved in another aspect of Gentoo.

That being said, I'd like to also remind everyone on this list to stay 
objective and not to make things personal. There have been a few 
comments on here lately that have been borderline.

Thanks for hearing me out everyone. And remember, Gentoo is about having 
a good time in your spare time. If you're not having a good time, step 
back and take a breath... don't let it out on someone else.

Doug Klima
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