[Foundation] voting update

Piers Harding piers at ompa.net
Fri Mar 8 01:14:48 CST 2002


Well said!




On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 12:25:55AM -0500, Michael Bauer wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> I'm sorry, but I find it totally unacceptable to be a member and not vote 
> on such an important issue as admitting new members.  If you're not going 
> to participate then the honorable thing for you to do is resign.  Peter 
> and others are busting their butts trying to move things forward.  A 
> number of people have petitioned for new membership.  I'm inclined to 
> advocate carte blanche admission of all of these new members.  At least 
> they want to participate.  Get off your butts or get out.
> 
> 
>  On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
> > I'd like to thank the 34 JSF members who have voted so far on the new
> > applicants (you know who you are). Since we have 133 members and about 67
> > of those have accepted the subscription requests I sent from the voting
> > bot's account at memberbot at jabber.org, this means that 50% of JSF members
> > are eligible to vote ("registered" with memberbot) and 50% of the eligible
> > voters have voted. In other words 25% of the JSF membership has voted so
> > far. 
> > 
> > I'd definitely like to see those numbers go up but we can't force anyone
> > to vote. (Remember that the bylaws stipulate that if you miss three
> > consecutive votes, you are considered to have resigned your membership.) I
> > will re-send subscription requests to the JIDs I have on file for all JSF
> > members who have not already approved a subscription from memberbot, so
> > that you have one last chance. Since 7+ days of voting seems sufficient, I
> > would recommend that the voting period end on the date of our next online
> > conference, which is next Wednesday, 2002-03-13. If you have not voted by
> > the end of the day on the 13th, we'll consider that you have skipped this
> > voting round.
> > 
> > If you have any questions, please let me know.
> > 
> > Peter
> > 
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> > weblog: http://www.saint-andre.com/blog/
> > 
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