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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: Trustee Nominations (take 2)
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 20:44:23 +1100
On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Steve Long wrote:

> pauldv
> 	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
Gentoo Developer
Mail: pauldv@g.o
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