[OSGeo-Discuss] Membership process & email
volker.mische at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 06:15:57 PDT 2017
I think it's valuable to have the nominations being sent to the discuss
list, but I agree that seconding them should be off list.
On 09/08/2017 01:01 PM, brandon whitehead wrote:
> A potentially trivial change would be to keep the process the same, but
> run through the wiki---i.e. use a wiki page as the venue for nominators
> to log in and update/edit. Freeze the page after a certain date, and
> now there's an archived copy of the process. Anyone interested in
> real-time updates can simply log in and "follow" the page, others can
> visit the page and check the results as they see fit.
> Note, this is conceptually the same process for nomination and voting,
> but it is collated via the wiki instead of email. This also doesn't
> involve additional work to create an automated system.
> just a few thoughts from an interested lurker...
> On 08/09/2017 11:34, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
>> There was a discussion with the CROs at yesterday's board meeting, and a
>> proposal to use an automated system for nominations came up.
>> On 09/08/2017 01:01 PM, Till Adams wrote:
>>> good motion! I feel the same and honestly am not able to read and check
>>> them all...
>>> Am 08.09.2017 um 11:54 schrieb Jeroen Ticheler:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> It is great to see the OSGeo community being so active and expanding!
>>>> The process of proposing and voting new members is an extremely
>>>> valuable part of that!
>>>> The downside is that email traffic is exploding around this election.
>>>> I fear the election processes in the coming years already. Should we
>>>> find another way so propose and second nominees in the future to
>>>> avoid flooding everyones inbox? (For me these emails seem to make up
>>>> for about half of my email traffic over the last weeks ;-( ).
>>>> Discuss mailing list
>>>> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
>>> Discuss mailing list
>>> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
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