[squeak-dev] Squeak Oversight Board Election 2010!

keith keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Feb 18 11:36:12 UTC 2010

> El jue, 18-02-2010 a las 00:14 +0100, Göran Krampe escribió:
>> Dear Squeakers,
>> Approximately one year has passed and it is hight time for us to kick
>> another Squeak Oversight Board Election into gear!
> Honest question, in the sight of the known discussions about the  
> current
> board.
> 1. Will some kind of Terms of Reference will be created to
> limit/establish/clear the responsibilities/powers/obligations of the  
> new
> board?
> 2. Will some kind of gentleman agreement will be proposed for this new
> board (and of course subsequent ones) that avoids that the new board
> throws the previous board work and objectives for their new ones  
> (and by
> implication, upsetting people that worked for the previous  
> objectives).
> 3. What will avoid that each new board makes from squeak its own
> playground that will end with the board term. In the long term this  
> will
> kill the community, as we have seen this year.
> 4. What about the concerns of people about the members with voting
> power. What prevents that in some election:
> 	4.1 only or mostly voters are the ones happy with the current board,
> perpetuating the same members of the current board in the new board
> 	4.2 everyone votes, even the ones that haven't interest (economical,
> financial, educative, code donated or contributed) or a real, earned,
> right to vote
> 5. What about the "constitution" of Squeak, so many of this problems  
> can
> be fully avoided.
> That is what comes to mind right now.
> -- 
> Miguel Cobá
> http://miguel.leugim.com.mx

Thank you Miguel,

We have had 6 board meetings since the day I said "I will not be  
making any further contribution to squeak until the board has terms of  
reference" They obviously care less. It's nice to see someone who does  


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