[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] an ardent proposal to bring *LOVE* back into Sugar Labs

Holt holt at laptop.org
Thu Oct 28 12:24:02 EDT 2010

Walter right next to me here at OLPC in Cambridge, MA wants to clarify 
the dates below before they are republished, getting them closer to 
Luke's original Nov 10 and Nov 14-27 suggestions as he and Luke see fit 
-- thanks for holding the presses etc until Walter finds a computer and 
clarifies :)

On 10/28/2010 8:24 AM, Walter Bender wrote:
> Would someone please translate this message into Spanish for the Sur
> list? Gracias.
> ---
> Further comment on Adam's ardent proposal to bring *LOVE* back into Sugar Labs:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 1:42 AM, Holt<holt at laptop.org>  wrote:
> [snip]
>> Yes, I'm paraphrasing, Walter please speak for yourself :)
> While the deadlines for applying to be a candidate and for receiving a
> ballot had been posted to the wiki and mailing lists, there has been
> some confusion about the dates of the election itself. The Oversight
> Board had been under the impression that it was to be held in October.
> The Election Committee was planning on holding it in November.
> * Arguably, there has been inadequate communication to the community
> about many aspects of the election and certainly there has not been an
> aggressive get-out-the-vote campaign.
> * Further, we have one additional opening on the Oversight Board due
> to Tomeu's departure.
> For both of these reasons, the Oversight Board recommends extending
> the period of registering as a candidate and registering as a member
> (in order to be eligible to vote in the election) until then end of
> the day (EST), 1 November 2010. The Election Committee has agreed to
> these changes conditional on (1) we also delay the election itself for
> two weeks in order to provide sufficient time to prepare the ballots;
> and (2) there is consensus among the community regarding these
> changes.
> To sum up, unless there is push-back from the community:
> * The election will be held from 14–20 November 2010. Ballots will be
> sent by email to all Sugar Labs members.
> * To be eligible for voting in this election, you must become a member
> of Sugar Labs by 1 November 2010. Send email to members at sugarlabs.org
> in order to added to our membership list.
> * You may still 'throw your hat into the ring' by adding your name to
> the candidates list in the wiki
> [http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Oversight_Board/2010-2011-candidates] or
> by sending email to me or Luke (chair of the Election Committee) by 1
> November 2010.
> [snip]
> Make your voice heard: become a member; become a candidate; vote.
> -walter
> ---
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
> http://www.sugarlabs.org
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