Re: GNOME Foundation Elections - Preliminary results

That's a very different argument than simply that she's a woman,
however, and certainly a much more compelling one.  I did not mean to
imply (and I apologize if that was what was understood from my message)
that either of these women would not be qualified or would not do a good
job on the board.


On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 13:07 -0500, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 09:18:58AM -0800, Rob Adams wrote:
> > I think that's pretty unfair.  The candidates who were elected are all
> > active well-known members of the Gnome community.  Saying that a women
> > should have been elected solely for that reason just serves to minimize
> > the very real and significant contributions that the electees have made
> > to the Gnome community.
>   Let's say that we tend to elect people from the same technical core,
> and that Anne background would have provided some diversity. We are
> not very versed in law or relation with governements while she
> has knowledge in these domain. I hope she will be able to work
> within the "marketing" side of the foundation and get elected 
> next year, if she candidates again.
> Daniel

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