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On 04/17/2010 07:46 PM, Denis Dupeyron wrote:
> During the last council meeting we discussed voting by email, see the
> log at . What should we do about proxies if we make that happen?
They clearly aren't needed.
> What's the impact on the slacker rule?
It should be stricken.
Instead, a majority of council members can vote to impeach if warranted,
and an election is immediately held. The impeached councilor is
eligible to re-run. The impeached councilor still is in power until
If some councilor is making a big difference in Gentoo, I don't want to
see them booted simply because they couldn't make two meeting dates, and
there is no reason they should have to appoint a sub (though they should
of course be able to). Ditto for the whole mess where the council
managed to miss-communicate a date and we had to hold another election.
What value did that add?
We're adults. Let's elect council members once per year, and have
provisions for problems, but let's not micro-manage how often they must
I'm not aware of any serious organization that has these kinds of rules
for their board of directors...