[maemo-community] Encouragement to council candidates

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Fri Mar 12 17:39:45 EET 2010
On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 15:32, Dave Neary <dneary at maemo.org> wrote:
> Andrea Grandi wrote:
>> I've a question: are we going to have two separate councils (Maemo and
>> Moblin) only for this transitional period or we'll always have?
>> Shouldn't we have a single MeeGo council? That's just a question eh..
>> not a proposal :)
> Let's not get ahead of ourselves, but I imagine that what will happen is
> that when a council for MeeGo is proposed (which it will be, by someone)
> that we will go through the same heart-wrenching debate about who gets
> to vote again, have an election, and the MeeGo council will supercede
> the Maemo Council. At least, that's what I'd expect.

Of course, as representatives of the Maemo community, the incoming
Maemo Community Council will be instrumental in deciding on if, when
and how such a transition occurred.

> It'll be interesting to see if any Nokia or Intel developers run for the
> MeeGo council (remember there's nothing stopping a Nokia developer who
> wants to make the council better from running for the council either).

Indeed. With only 3 candidates so far, my reading of the rules is that
there won't even *be* an election; they'll just get the job:


Could've been worse - with only 2 candidates, there wouldn't even be a council.



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