Re: Changes to the GNOME Foundation Bylaws from 2002

On Mon, 2012-10-01 at 03:07 +0200, Tobias Mueller wrote:
> Dear Foundation,
> I propose to change the current bylaws to the document attached.
> If you object these changes, please raise your voice until 2012-10-31. 
> If 5% of the membership (20 members) object, we will have a vote. 
> Otherwise, the changes will be accepted.

Hi Tobias,

I wonder what is the rationale behind the following change:

@@ -458,7 +522,7 @@
 Election and Term of Office of Directors 
-1.      Each of the directors shall hold office for one (1) year.
+1.      Each of the directors shall hold office for one (1) year, or a
period of up to two (2) years as determined by the Board and announced
prior to an election being called.
 2.      Directors shall be elected by the membership in accordance with
the rules set forth on

Germán Póo-Caamaño

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