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From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
Subject: Re: Article III Meetings of members
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 18:55:15 +0000
On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 13:59 -0400, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
> Just to back up for a moment.
> 
> The more I read through this section, multiple passes. It really seems
> more like Foundation meetings, than meetings of members. In some places
> where it mentions members, foundation could be swapped out. In other
> places, foundation added as a modifier to members.
> 
> I just don't see when members are ever gathering to meet. Normally it's
> the board, or officers who meet. This seems moot, but in subsequent
> articles it says membership approval, revocation, etc must be decided on
> by a vote of the members. I assume during a meeting.
> 
> Which that is horribly slow if nothing else. Not to mention our
> voting/election process is not tied to meetings. The only ones who vote
> during a meeting are the board members and offices.
> 
> Sure technical both board members and officers are foundation members.
> But this section is just worded very oddly. I would prefer this article
> be called Foundation Meetings, instead of member meetings.

Fine by me.  I can't imagine that we would ever hold a member vote real
time.

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Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)
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