[IAEP] Membership deadline.

Sam P. sam at sam.today
Mon Nov 30 17:23:49 EST 2015

Hi James,

On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 9:17 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 10:34:11PM +0300, Dan Tenason wrote:
> > [...]  Secondly there are six candidates for seven open positions on
> > the oversight board.  [...]
> I can't find good evidence of that.  I perceive three candidates.
> Wiki page said "copied over from last year".  Can also be edited by
> anybody, not just the board.
> Looking at the edit history, the three candidates are;
> - Adam Holt (self edit, 4th November),
> - Walter Bender (self edit, 11th November), and;
> - Sam Parkinson (self edit, 1st December).
> But not Gonzalo Odiard (edited out by himself on 14th November, but
> reverted by Sam on 29th November).

I believe that was a mistake that I reverted Gonzalo's commit.  I'm am very
confused by media wiki in general.

Ignacio will also be nominating, however he currently is having issues
logging into the wiki.


> So I've moved the "copied over" tag accordingly.
> > In a quick search, I could not find any participation by at least
> > one of the candidates on any of the SugarLabs communication channels
> > since 2013. This opens a few options: Postpone the filing deadline
> > and subsequent election.  Appoint the the current candidate list
> > leaving one slot open. Reduce the size of the board to fire members
> > and hold the election as scheduled.
> I agree; if the candidates are less than the seats, then there is no
> election.  Good news; as elections are expensive.
> > Or, one might seek to understand why interest in Sugar and Sugarlabs
> > continues to decline.
> No, the governance of an organisation should not be distracted by
> such matters.
> --
> James Cameron
> http://quozl.netrek.org/
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