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Re: [Linux-aus] Toying with Terms [Was: Can Linux Australia survive?]

On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 16:19, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> There was a lot of discussion about these kinds of ideas during my terms on
> the GNOME Foundation board. Eventually, we decided that if the voting
> constituency *wanted* continuity - or not! - they could vote for it. Simple,
> hey? ;-)
> It means you can get rid of a bung member and elect the excellent candidate
> waiting in the wings straight away, without having to go to 'no confidence'
> votes. It means that members can run on a platform of continuity, and to be
> re-elected on those grounds, without taking it for granted.

Good points. Personally I feel that a year is not really enough time
especially when a chunk of that time is spent sorting out LCA related
issues rather than LA itself. I do see your point thought about the
ability to get rid of dead wood members who are maybe using the position
to pad their resume rather than for the betterment of the Linux
James Purser
Skype: purserj1977