[Linux-aus] Linux Australia Committee Elections - Nominations Are Now Open

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Wed Jan 2 21:53:16 UTC 2008

Andrew Pollock wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 02:32:02PM +1100, James Purser wrote:
>> Nominations for the Linux Australia Committee are now open. 
>> If you would like to nominate someone please go to
>> http://linux.org.au/membership/. If you are a member then please login
>> and browse to the elections page, select 2008 and follow the
>> instructions to nominate your preferred candidate.
> Can we please get into the habit of sending such important announcements to
> announce@ ?
> It seems every year LA has the committee election, it's reasonably poorly
> communicated. I very infrequently read linux-aus@, and filter it away. I
> don't filter announce@, because I expect it to be low-volume, potentially
> important, and probably time-critical.
> I'd like to see at least three[1] calls for votes during the voting period also
> sent to announce@, and the results should also be announced there when they
> are known.
> I thought that there was something that got aggregated to planet.l.o.a that
> was vaguely official looking, but it doesn't seem that
> http://linux.org.au/news/Linux_Australia_Committee_Elections_-_Nominations_Are_Now_Open
> made it there.

This seems like a good idea which could be trivially implemented in the 
election system...


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