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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Re: [gentoo-core] Upcoming elections
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 10:26:13 +0200
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 
end soon.

Paul

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Paul de Vrieze
Gentoo Developer
Mail: pauldv@g.o
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References:
Upcoming elections
-- Grant Goodyear
Re: [gentoo-core] Upcoming elections
-- Sven Vermeulen
Re: [gentoo-nfp] Re: [gentoo-core] Upcoming elections
-- Corey Shields
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