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From: Daniel Drake <dsd@g.o>
Subject: Re: Words of Caution
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 22:45:21 +0000
Doug Klima wrote:
> 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.

Here are some New Mexico documents that Grant has been using lately, in 
his heroic efforts to get things back on track:

It might be a good idea for potential trustees to have a read of those, 
and see how much they can make sense of (and see just how uninteresting 
the task seems to be, at least in my opinion!)

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