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Re: FESCo elections

On Mon, 2007-06-25 at 09:54 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Monday 25 June 2007 02:27:30 Karsten Wade wrote:
> >  Is there any good reason
> > *not* to open FESCo elections (members and voting) to all of Fedora?
> (ignoring all the flamebait)

Heh, and 'hate' isn't flamebait?

> Look, tying it to the account system provides us an easy way to measure who 
> has voted and only take one vote per account.  Which accounts get to vote is 
> a pretty trivial discussion, one that could be made easily during a meeting 

Not everyone can make it to a meeting, or know one exists, or etc.  The
mailing list is a level ground where 

> without spewing all kinds of hate across the mailing lists.

I'm sorry if my passion about the subject is a turn-off for you.  To
call it 'hate' ... well, it's certainly at least as hyperbolic than I
was being, but without the self-righteous air.

>   I'm perfectly 
> fine with a cla_done membership having the power to vote.  Is that too high 
> of a bar to you?

That's the best measure we have right now of an active contributor.
It's the only fair choice we have.

- Karsten
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