[Foundation] voting update
chicago5 at gmx.de
chicago5 at gmx.de
Tue Mar 11 10:35:22 CST 2003
I won't interpret this as a joke. Calling an individual a hijacker, drug
dealer, kiddy porn trader or a follower of a political radical group, which
propagates political thoughts which express distinction of ethnical, religous or
political minorities must never be tolerated.
I want to see actions against this obvious violation of netiquette,
politeness and proper behaviour.
> Simple. Craig's post was obviously a joke, and he was making a point,
> which I think he did very well. Peter works hard to keep momentum up in
> the JSF. Before he dedication, the JSF regularly stalled on simple issues
> because nobody was willing to stop all the infighting and realize that you
> can't please 100% of the people 100% of the time. Its just not possible.
> >> The real problem is that you feel that putting in insane amounts of
> >> effort, not only in time but in emotional energy for which you receive
> >> no compensation, gives you the right to make decisions for the JSF.
> >> Hitler put in great amounts of time and energy too but you know where
> >> that went. Granted, you shared the decision making with the
> >> "marketing group" and we were all free to join that group and didn't,
> >> but that's because it wasn't advertised effectively enough.
> >> There should have been a concerted effort -- maybe even a full fledged
> >> program to get the word of this Marketing group out to the
> >> membership. We do have, afterall, a JEP process -- couldn't the logo
> >> selection and marketing group joining processes be written up as a
> >> JEP to pass through the council? We could have easily worked with a
> >> temporary logo during the six months that would have taken. Market
> >> awareness is overrated. People could get used to the new image and,
> >> in time, come to associate it with us. Just like the old one.
> >> You know why I think you didn't? Because you never wanted us to be
> >> involved. You are on a power trip, my man! I see you as a fascist
> >> and now wonder if Nazis are in control of the JSF. I suspect that
> >> they are and have been for quite some time. I resent that you have
> >> been hiding this from us for so long. I ask all members to remain
> >> vigilant against this form of tyrrany. United, we can stand against
> >> it.
> >> --C
> >> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> >>> I just got off the phone with the conference coordinator at O'Reilly.
> >>> He informs me that if we send our logo to them by March 19 or 20,
> >>> they will be able to squeeze our logo in. So, in order to give us the
> >>> maximum amount
> >>> of time to choose the logo contest winner, and in order to meet all
> >>> the requirements of Section 3.4 of the Bylaws, we are going to once
> >>> again but
> >>> for the last time change the process.
> >>> 1. Proxy voting via memberbot will continue through Wednesday, March
> >>> 19. And of course, discussion can continue on this list while we
> >>> debate the alternatives.
> >>> 2. We will hold an official meeting of the members on March 20 @
> >>> 18:00 UTC
> >>> in foundation at conference.jabber.org in order to accept any in-meeting
> >>> votes and then to validate the results, thus completing the logo
> >>> selection
> >>> process. This email is the official 10 days' notice of that meeting.
> >>> The consensus in the open, publicly-announced Marketing meeting just
> >>> ended
> >>>  was that this will provide enough time to discuss and vote on the
> >>> finalists, yet still meet our deadline with O'Reilly.
> >>> Peter
> >>> 
> >>> --
> >>> Peter Saint-Andre
> >>> Jabber Software Foundation
> >>> http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.php
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