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On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Steve Long wrote:
> an old-school original.
Thank you for the nomination. I'm not sure however whether I should accept
this. Basically, since having finished by Ph.D. 1 1/2 year ago, I've had
little time to work on gentoo. I guess you could say the same about the
foundation. I don't see that I have more time in the near future to devote to
this. At the moment I think that gentoo is better of with me not being a
trustee, and instead having someone who has more time to devote to the role.
As another point though. In The Netherlands it is common for these kinds of
foundations to have an advisary council. Basically the job is to make sure
that the actual board does what it should do, and to prevent knowledge
leaving with the election of new trustees. I think that the new trustees
should consider such an advisory council (in light of what happened to
trigger this). In such a case I would be willing to be a part of such
Paul de Vrieze
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