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Re: election calendar [RFC]



Op maandag 03-12-2007 om 12:27 uur [tijdzone -0800], schreef Karsten
Wade:
> On Mon, 2007-12-03 at 19:39 +0100, Bart Couvreur wrote:
> 
> > One thing, I'm wondering about: do we really need 7 people aboard FDSCo?
> > Looking at the attendees to meetings the last couple of months, we've
> > done about almost everything with 4-5 max.
> 
> Starting from this discussion on IRC[1], I think we do still need enough
> people to cover when others are not available.  Otherwise, sure, it
> could all be done with a minimally sized leadership.
> 
> However, I don't think we can so easily change these details at this
> point.  The reason we have a review of these details/policies *after*
> the election is to be fair and equitable:
> 
> * The three seats up for (re)election would reduce get reduced to "one",
> which is not encouraging for potential nominees.
> 
> * Electing three people now is for a twelve month term, but after the
> elections the new FDSCo could vote to shorten that term to six months
> and hold elections for a new, smaller body in May.
> 
> * Mainly, we said we would follow this pattern and switching this late
> is not a good time to switch; wisely, the previous FDSCo created the
> trigger to discuss changes to the policy for *after* this election, just
> to avoid (the appearance of) election improprieties.
> 
> Thus, I think the entire policy is up for discussion after the election,
> including how long all active seats are held, etc.
> 
> - Karsten

Fair play, just something we need to keep in mind later on.

Carry on, 
Bart

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