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Re: open nominations [Fwd: Re: [Reminder] FESCo Election Nominations]

On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 10:33 -0400, Jon Stanley wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 10:13 AM, Karsten 'quaid' Wade <kwade redhat com> wrote:
> > For those who didn't follow this thread, FESCo picked up the suggestion
> > from this list for adding an open nomination option.  The caveat is,
> > they want to be candidates to affirm their commitment to a nomination
> > from someone else.
> I think that this makes a great deal of sense - what if you nominated
> me, and I had absolutely no desire whatsoever to serve, for whatever
> reason (maybe I lack the time, maybe I don't agree with what FESCo is
> doing, maybe I'm just not comfortable in that position) - there are a
> million reasons why someone might decline a nomination - the person
> *should* affirmatively say "yes, thank you, and if elected, I'll
> serve";. I personally wouldn't call it a caveat, I'd call it common
> sense :)

Sure.  I had written caveat because I'd started to go in to the
particular use case that (iirc) Brian referred to, then I changed my
mind.  Maybe, instead of 'caveat' or 'common sense', we can call it a
'requirement'. :)

- Karsten
Karsten Wade, Sr. Developer Community Mgr.
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