[maemo-community] Defining the role of the Community Council

From: Kees Jongenburger kees.jongenburger at gmail.com
Date: Tue Mar 24 18:12:25 EET 2009
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 8:52 AM, Quim Gil <quim.gil at nokia.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> ext Qole wrote:
>> So, here I am, elected to the maemo.org <http://maemo.org> Community
>> Council. Now what do I do?
> Actually I think this might be related to the low participation in the
> election. In the way it was done, your vote basically goes for the ones
> you know and appreciated better. If you don't know these guys much, you
> are not sure about who should go first, and then you leave it for
> tomorrow and...
> If instead each candidate would present candidacy with a prioritized
> list of tasks s/he is willing to push forward if elected, things are
> quite different. You vote more that backlog, and the fact that you think
> that person can really push it forward.

That is an excellent idea. I for one don't know if people votes me
because I am just a very nice guy or that they
read and like my revolutionary ideas. Either way lets take this into
account the next time.

Form my perspective growth is a key factor(and the Summit is very
important for that).

> Once the new council is formed, it's much easier to get a team backlog
> merging the ones from each candidate. In case of doubt, the electorate
> has even given an orientation of the candidates/backlogs preferred with
> their preferential votes.
Indeed this would help

> But it's never too late. Each council member could come up with their
> backlog of 5-10 tasks and then try to merge all the listed tasks.

Good idea


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