[Linux-aus] Affiliates no longer welcome

Stewart Smith stewart at flamingspork.com
Tue Jul 19 12:00:49 EST 2011

On Mon, 18 Jul 2011 18:46:11 +0930, David Newall <david at davidnewall.com> wrote:
> Irrelevant. We made a decision that we wanted to be able to offer 
> affiliate membership to other like-minded groups, and it's quite 
> improper for the committee to unilaterally reverse that decision, 
> especially to do so without making it explicit.  The committee came 
> before members (i.e. this forum) and said that all they want is to 
> change the financial year, yet the change goes way beyond that.  That 
> you don't get this yet beggars belief.  It's the wrong way to change the 
> constitution and we mustn't stand for it.  Each change that we made that 
> the committee now intends to reverse must be explicitly described, with 
> a case presented for keeping and for removing.  This is the proper way 
> to do things.  This is what I expect.  No less.

I suggest you vote against the motion.

Stewart Smith

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