List Archive: gentoo-trustees
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On Monday 11 April 2005 17:17, Corey Shields wrote:
> Sven Vermeulen wrote:
> >On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 10:33:42PM -0500, Grant Goodyear wrote:
> >> 1. Members must be currently active Gentoo developers who have been
> >> developers for at least a year.
> >> 2. Members must have requested membership. If you don't want to be
> >> a member of the foundation, you shouldn't have to be. (Indeed, the
> >> actual role of the foundation is quite limited.)
> >I agree with this proposal, with the addendum that membership should
> > be rerequested each year. It gives more work but keeps the membership
> > list clean over the years with people interested in the bureaucracy
> > of dealing with IP, funding requests and dealing with Social Contract
> > complaints.
> I totally agree. This would keep the membership pool cleaned up, and
> prevent some of the problems that Debian has had in their elections
> this year with trying to get a quorum of members to vote.
If we do this, which I think has merrits, we must at least make it easy
for the members to renew their membership. The minimum I see would be
something like a reminder email at the moment the membership is going to
Paul de Vrieze