Re: New GNOME Foundation Members

On Fri, 2010-02-12 at 13:37 +0100, Pascal Terjan wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 13:34, Philip Van Hoof <pvanhoof gnome org> wrote:
> >
> > We just make it a requirement for becoming a foundation member. And we
> > document this requirement on the live pages and in a welcome mail.
> >
> > If they don't introduce themselves, we just unmember them a few days
> > later.
> What about people who are 2 weeks on vacation right when the email
> arrive, should they request again ?

Oh, sure, we can give them some amount of time. Even months, if that's
really necessary.

> I'm for suggesting it in the welcome email, not for enforcing it

The problem is that without any such enforcement, the rule is pointless
and will lead to the current situation where some new guys do and a lot
of others don't introduce themselves.

Clarity isn't a bad thing when making rules, in my opinion. Unclear or
vague rules make more people unhappy than clear ones do.



Philip Van Hoof, freelance software developer
home: me at pvanhoof dot be 
gnome: pvanhoof at gnome dot org

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