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Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylaws


Hello,

Le Mon, 22 Nov 2010 17:08:30 +0000,
Michael Meeks <michael.meeks@novell.com> a écrit :

> Hi there,
>
> On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 21:03 +0800, David Nelson wrote:
> > It seems that there are still some big ambiguities that would need
> > to be resolved:
>
> Well detected :-)
>
> > "The Chairperson is elected by a special electoral college comprised
> > of the BoD, the AB and and the ESC (however, ESC members who are
> > also members of the BoD can only cast one single vote in this
> > election,
>
> Oh - wow, what is the ESC doing in that mix. I would prefer
> that the board simply elect the chairman, who is just a member of the
> board that has some special meeting management role :-)
>
> Hopefully that de-complicates the whole process; then again I
> havn't read the proposal in full recently.
>
> I believe there is a -huge- danger of over-engineering any
> constitution
> - particularly when you get engineers near it :-) and ending up with
> some huge joke like the OO.o governance - where obscure rules seemed
> to breed in dark corners :-)

So, I'm going to rewrite the ESC part; it will at least simplify the
chairman story. But having him/her part of the BoD would also nix its
role I fear.

Best,
Charles.


>
> HTH,
>
> Michael.



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References:
[steering-discuss] Community bylaws"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsCor Nouws <oolst@nouenoff.nl>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylaws"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsCor Nouws <oolst@nouenoff.nl>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsBernhard Dippold <bernhard@familie-dippold.at>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsMichael Meeks <michael.meeks@novell.com>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsDavid Nelson <commerce@traduction.biz>
Re: [steering-discuss] Community bylawsMichael Meeks <michael.meeks@novell.com>
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