[Members] Metaproposals 3 and 4 - Council Candidate Limitations and Appointment Appeals
artur.hefczyc at tigase.org
Thu Oct 8 07:53:49 CDT 2009
On 8 Oct 2009, at 13:26, Fabio Forno wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net>
>> If you *do* want to impose limits, you'll need to do them on the
>> basis of
>> canidature and not election, therefore, and I suspect that there's
>> a risk of
>> imposing so many limits that we lose out. I personally think there
>> are times
>> when the best Council achievable from the candidates standing is
>> likely to have multiple people from the same company.
> It depends on many things, sometimes it is also better to have as many
> points of view as possible. However there is a strong limit that I
> would impose on election: no more than majority minus one from the
> same organization (then the difficult is to define organization, since
> companies are different than open source projects)
I do not understand why we really need such a limits.
Why not let the people (members) decide who they want to vote for?
People who vote know or should know that some candidates are from the
same company/organisation or whatever. If they feel like this might be
a problem they can simple chose not to vote for some candidates.
I am against forcing this kind of limitations as long as voting
that candidates are from the same company. This is, however information
which should be available in the candidate description.
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