Re: Membership duration between renewals


Le Fri, 25 Oct 2002 22:44:45 -0700 (PDT), Andy Tai a ecrit :

> The new membership guideline defines renewals on a
> yearly basis.  However, the bylaws of the GNOME
> Foundation (Section 4 of Article 6) define membership
> terms to be two years.  One would assume that the
> bylaws have higher status and will override the
> membership guidelines in the case of conflict.
> Is this right that the membership committee should
> operate following the bylaws and then the membership
> guidelines, in that order, and treats all members as
> if they only need to renew every two years?

I think you're right to suppose so, but this has to be clarified by the

One other thing I was wondering about the yearly renewals in the new
guidelines is: when do members have to renew ? Do they have to renew
every January 1st (for example) or exactly one year after their
membership was approved ?


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