- From: "Andreas J. Guelzow" <aguelzow taliesin ca>
- To: Dave Neary <dneary free fr>
- Cc: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: membership
- Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 09:34:23 -0700
On Tue, 2006-05-12 at 12:44 +0100, Dave Neary wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:
> > the membership page at http://foundation.gnome.org/membership/
> > unfortunately does not indicate the procedure to follow to cease being a
> > foundation member. Could anybody indicate to me please how to do that?
> There are two options - wait, and 2 years after becoming a member, don't
> renew, or send a mail to the membership committee, and they will remove
> you from the list of members.
Thanks Dave! I'll send a message to the membership committee.
> Mind me asking why you want to leave the foundation?
I don't mind at all. The reason is really a combination of many.
Primarily, over the last years the philosophy of the GNOME community has
shown itself to be incompatible with my philosophy. As a side effect,
the GNOME desktop has become, in many instances, inappropriate for our
When I look at the list of candidates for the current board elections
and find that I can't justify to vote for any of the candidates, it is
quite obvious that for me to remain in the foundation is inappropriate.
Prof. Dr. Andreas J. Guelzow
Dept. of Mathematical & Computing Sciences
Concordia University College of Alberta
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