[Members] Metaproposals 3 and 4 - Council Candidate Limitations and Appointment Appeals

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Oct 8 12:38:35 CDT 2009


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On 10/8/09 11:13 AM, Jack Moffitt wrote:
>>> * we also have to find a way to limit the number of candidates and/or
>>> elected member from one enterprise and/or community, in order to avoid
>>> the actual problematic situation where we got two members of one
>>> enterprise in the Council, and one in the Board (so 3 out of 8 to 10
>>> places)
>> For the record, I don't think this is necessary, because people serve as
>> individuals and because we have mechanisms to remove people who cause
>> serious problems (which has never happened, but might in the future).
> 
> I think limits are the wrong approach here, but there is some
> theoretical concern.  How about we just require that people disclose
> their relationships to the other candidates?  For example:
> 
> 1) you must disclose if you work with another candidate
> 2) you must disclose if you participate in a project with a candidate
> 
> This means that Kevin and Remko would have disclosed they work on
> Swift together, and the Isode guys would disclose they have a working
> relationship with each other.
> 
> This at least makes all the information available and obvious, and
> then the membership can exercise their rights to elect whoever they
> choose.

+1

Peter

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