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From: Jochen Maes <sejo@g.o>
Subject: Re: Foundation membership, take 2
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 10:33:06 +0200
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Sven Vermeulen wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 09:20:15AM -0500, Grant Goodyear wrote:
>
>> (Note: I'm cross-posting to -core, but I'd appreciate it if
>> responses could be on -nfp, since that way we have a public
>> record.)
>
>
> Yes, it's nice to see how many people actually read this request
> *shrug*
>
>> Here's a revised version of Stuart's suggestion for a Foundation
>> membership policy:
>>
>> * All Gentoo devs are automatically Foundation members * Each
>> Foundation member must explicitly request his/her right to vote
>> on an annual basis.
>
>
> I still don't like the idea that each Gentoo dev is a Foundation
> member. The 1 year period allows developers to integrate in the
> project, find out how the various projects interact, where the
> bottlenecks are, etc.
>
> People who are just brought on board for, lets say, managing
> sys-foo/bar, might not know how much efforts porting takes, or how
> documentation works. There is no way to be sure they know this
> after a year, but then they have had all the opportunities to get
> to know them (which isn't entirely possible if you're no Gentoo
> developer).
>
> I do agree on the explicit request to vote (voting members).
>
> Wkr, Sven Vermeulen
>
I second this, I also would like to see every candidate to create a
nice page explaining why they think they should be a good trustee.
It's good to know what people stand for.

greetings,

Jochen

- --
"Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends"

Jochen Maes                     
Gentoo Linux                       
http://dev.gentoo.org/~sejo/
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