[maemo-community] Council nomination: Attila Csipa

From: Tim Samoff tim at samoff.com
Date: Thu Sep 9 03:15:00 EEST 2010
Seconded. Thirded. And Fourthed. (And, I can do that.)



Attila Csipa wrote:
> It seems that it is becoming a tradition that most nominations turn up
> on the last day. I was almost getting worried that the dreaded
> alternative clauses of lack of interest might be invoked, but, just like
> last term, in the end it seems that there is a very good 'offer' to the
> community. My view of the importance of the next term have already been
> summarized in
> http://lists.maemo.org/pipermail/maemo-community/2010-September/004410.html,
> but I would like to emphasize once more - barring the financials, it's
> up to the community where (and in what form) maemo.org
> <http://maemo.org> will or will not go - and there is no better
> representative than the Community Council to have a legitimate
> representation. That's why I would like to see people with a can-do
> approach on the Council, trying to solve/deal with hot and not too
> pleasant topics (and I feel the next term will not be in short supply).
> Remember, anyone can rant, but it takes a special kind of talent to turn
> discontent into constructive action, and I'm glad the list of candidates
> is in no shortage of such folks. I must note that recently there were a
> lot of question of what a Council's role really is - something I wrote
> about at http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?p=782684 so I would really
> like if things like this get a bit more visibility during the candidate
> question/grilling part so these things become more apparent to people
> who only recently became eligible voters - the future Council won't be
> able to bring a new Flash 10 to our N900s any more or less than the
> current one can. Personally - apart from responding to any 'routine'
> formal candidate questionnaires - I plan on blogging (as promised) a
> retrospection on what issues the current Council encountered, how it
> dealt with it and what was achieved (an example of which is
> http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?p=784034). I must say I thought
> quite a bit whether I should accept the nomination or not, considering
> my professional interests, but in the end I think that the community
> itself is the best judge to say l whether what I do/did benefits it and
> if it requires my services for a second term or not. Thus, to formally
> round the number of candidates to 10:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 5:54 AM, Randall Arnold <texrat at ovi.com
> <mailto:texrat at ovi.com>> wrote:
>     whom I would like to nominate:
>     attila77
> I accept the nomination. Also, as per Council nomination rules I'm
> stating that I'm currently working at Forum Nokia in a developer
> support/consultancy role.
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