"What is the Fedora Project?"

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Thu Oct 8 21:08:21 UTC 2009

John Poelstra (poelstra at redhat.com) said: 
> I had hoped to spend my time answering the original questions I
> posed, but instead spent it reading the other posts and trying to
> write some thoughtful replies which always take me too long :-/  I
> plan to reply to my original questions by the end of tomorrow
> (2009-10-09), hopefully earlier.
> I don't agree that it is fine that a number of board members have
> remained silent.  I believe we have been elected and appointed with
> an obligation to participate.  I recognize and respect that everyone
> has busy lives.  I also believe that if other things get in the way
> we have an obligation to let others know or step down so others can
> get involved.
> I think we should hear from everyone and that the position of each
> board member should be made clear.  Maybe some have been silent
> because they think the way this are currently is fine.  If that is
> the case, they should say that and motion that we drop this topic
> from future agendas.

Perhaps they are in the same boat as you were. I know that actually
attempting to *schedule* out an hour of time or so to write up
a lengthy response is problematic with other meetings and beta fires;
it's why I haven't responded to (or even read much of) the thread until
this afternoon.


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