Re: [board-discuss] Diversity Is Key?
Am 29.11.19 um 10:59 schrieb Michael Meeks:
As you know, I'm a fan of you & your work on improving LibreOffice.
thank you. I know that.
But as you know there were some behaviors from key TDF members which
throw me out of the project. I worked only voluntary and since Feb. 2018
as pure volunteer.
I enjoyed the view on TDF from a pure volunteer since then with all
And I got a more balanced view (different from the view from the inner
What you write is (I assume) intended as humorous, but doesn't seem a terribly fair
characterization from many angles.
In some cases it's a bit of humor (not common for Germans?).
I'm rather encouraged that lots of board members want to make TDF a safe place for diverse
people to get involved and interact,
that seems like a good thing to me.
I'm also -extremely- grateful for everyone who steps up to volunteer their time to help
take part in our governance - they rock!
It's always fine to have volunteers which stand for running the
governance. But I'm a fan of real and wide spread diversity among them.
If you have a look into the statutes of TDF
and the spirit between the lines you will see this as the DNA of the
From my current perspective I would change § 8 IV S. 2 of the statutes
from 'one third of the members' to 'one member'. But this is only my own
Hope all's well,
Yes and I got more time for spare time activities others than reading
emails, coding and server / website administration ;-)
And I had also to spend a lot of energy to get into new topics of my
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