RFC: FESCo Future

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Mon Apr 24 03:27:55 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-24 at 15:23 +1200, Michael J. Knox wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-04-23 at 21:46 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> >> Yes, I agree.  We want a mix of both old and new members at any one time.
> >> That way, we don't get a radical change of plans or focus every year.
> >>
> >> So, there are some members who want to leave FESCO at the moment.  That is
> >> fine.  Thank them for their contributions and let them go.  Then elect
> >> enough members to make FESCO a governing body of 13.  Then in 6 months,
> >> those that were there already have their term up and you elect another half.
> > 
> > At the risk of sounding pessmistic - do we have 7 new people who
> > actually want the jobs? Also how do we handle the issue of security in
> > terms of the package-signing key during transitions? Clearly anyone
> > outgoing shouldn't keep access to the key.
> > 
> I would certainly be interested in taking part in FESCO, though I doubt 
> my current level of presence and suitability in Fedora Extras is 
> probably not up to par with others, but I do think you would find the 
> right people easily enough.
> Who says that someone _has_ to go at the end of 6months? Can they not be 
> re-elected if they have been nominated?

not saying they do but to be honest you have to be a special kind of
masochist to keep doing this stuff and not be paid for it.


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