[Members] Council candicacy

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Sep 11 11:33:45 CDT 2009

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On 9/11/09 5:27 AM, Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Thu Sep 10 21:41:09 2009, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> After looking at the very strong list of candidates for the XMPP
>> Council, I have decided not to stand for election. IMHO it is time to
>> give more people a chance at serving on the Council and to bring in some
>> fresh faces and perspective.
> I know I've been saying this a lot recently, and I know this means
> incumbent Council members needed to lose their positions, but I didn't
> mean *you*.

It will make the next Council term more interesting, won't it? ;-)

> Still I'm assuming (by which I mean hoping) you'll continue the
> excellent work you do as XEP Editor, and I'd call upon the Board to
> reselect you for that role.

I think it might be good to have a team of people who perform some of
those tasks. For example, a lot of the tools could be improved (how Last
Calls are announced, how certain web pages are constructed, etc.). Right
now those are all homegrown scripts that I've written over the years. I
need to write up a list of the things I do so that we can figure out
what others can do better than I can.


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