[Linux-aus] Eliminating fees from the constitution?
mary at puzzling.org
Wed May 4 07:55:09 EST 2011
On Wed, May 04, 2011, David Newall wrote:
> Possibly a more aggressive position than I hold, but essentially
> correct: We shouldn't change the constitution unnecessarily. I'm
> hearing no reason for charging $2, so let's not do that.
> If the goal of a $2 fee is to clean the member's mailing list, and I now
> suspect it is, then I'm certainly against it. We can get rid of
> bouncing addresses without dropping members altogether.
The text about $2 is part of the model I'm proposing adopting, not a custom
change. If you want to see why I want to adopt the model, see the "rationale,
set of changes" post.
The rationale for adopting that model generally, and thus the text about $2
among much else, is outlined in that post and has nothing to do with cleaning
the membership lists.
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