[Ambassadors] Re: What questions would you like to ask the Candidates for the Fedora Board, FESCo, and FAMSCO?

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Mon Nov 16 16:58:13 UTC 2009


Sorry, I haven't got around to work on the final version of the
questions yet. I plan to do that early tomorrow, which leaves everybody
still something like 13 hours to add questions to the wiki.


Thorsten Leemhuis wrote on 12.11.2009 07:28:
> As you may have heard already, several seats of the Fedora Board, FESCo,
> and FAMSCO are up for election soon(¹). Right now we are in the
> nomination period, which will be followed by a "Candidate
> Questionnaire." That means we'll give candidates a list of questions to
> answer by private mail within one week after the nomination period
> closed; the results will be publish soon after that to make sure they
> are available to the public before the Town Hall meetings on IRC happen.
> Candidates may choose to answer (or not) those questions as they see
> fit. Voters can use the answers to get an impression of what the
> candidate think or plan to do while serving for the committees they are
> nominated for. That should help to get a interesting discussion running
> during the IRC Town Hall meetings; furthermore, those people that can't
> or don't want to participate in the IRC meetings can use the answers to
> make a more informed vote.
> Hence we need to prepare a few good questions that we can send to the
> candidates once the nomination period ends. And that's where I need
> *your help* now:
> If you have one or more questions you'd like to send to the candidates
> simply go and add them to:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Elections/F13_Questionnaire
> It just takes a minute or two, so best to do it right now -- otherwise
> you might get distracted and forget about it. ;-)
> I'll take care of the remaining work to review, sort, and clean up the
> questions(²); after that I'll send them to the candidates soon after the
> nomination period ended. Hence, I need your question suggestions by
> around the 15th November 17:00 UTC latest to get a chance to prepare
> everything in time.
> So please go to the wiki now and add at least one hard question! The
> answers will help Fedora contributors to chose whom to vote for! Thanks
> in advance for your help .
> CU
> knurd
> (¹) If you haven't read about it yet see
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Elections for details.
> (²) If you want to get involved or review the questions before I send
> them please drop me a line and I'll try to get that arranged; maybe we
> can arrange a quick, informal IRC meeting on Sunday evening if there is
> interest

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