[IAEP] [SLOBS] Local Labs motion

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed May 30 20:50:02 EDT 2012

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 7:54 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm sorry I wasn't there; it conflicted with OLPC's weekly engineering
> meeting.  I should be able to make the next meeting.
> Responding in reverse order:
> On Wed, May 30 2012, Walter Bender wrote:
>> Also, there was motion [8], not yet seconded, to ask Tony if he was OK
>> with a change in the wording of [4]. There was not consensus on the
>> wording, but there was consensus on asking for Tony's input.
> I don't think this needs to be voted on -- we can talk to Tony without
> voting to decide to talk to Tony.  Let's do that.

As I noted in the meeting.

I did reach out to Tony, and he has responded: "I can't approve this edit."

>> Buried in the meeting log [1] is a motion [5] to adopt three changes
>> [2, 3, 4] to the Trademark [6] and Local Labs [7] pages in the wiki.
>> The motion was seconded and we began a vote, but whereas it seemed to
>> be a controversial decision, I though it prudent to ask those who were
>> not able to attend today's Sugar Labs oversight board meeting to also
>> vote.
>> So far,
>> walter +1
>> cjl +1
>> icarito -1
>> alsroot has not voted yet.
>> cjb, canoeberry, and geralda were not present.
>> Please respond to this email with your vote.
> Since we'd like to consider revising the third statement, I'll vote -1
> on this motion -- my impression is that we don't all consider the
> proposed wording ready to be decided on, which is a good reason not
> to adopt it yet.

So noted.

What do you suggest we do to get to the point were we can bring this to closure?

> (Voting this way now doesn't mean I'd definitely vote this way again
> on the same text in the future; it's because we're still looking into
> revising the text, not because I find the change unacceptable.)

The revision proposed by Icarito was not acceptable to the SFC. Are
there other revisions on the table?

> Thanks!
> - Chris.
> --
> Chris Ball   <cjb at laptop.org>   <http://printf.net/>
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Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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