[Members] Reminder to vote for Foundation Board
eich at suse.de
Sun Dec 30 04:53:07 EST 2007
Luc Verhaegen writes:
> This is all rather awkward timing. Is there a statutary reason for
> ending the election in 2007?
> I can imagine that a lot of people will be in places without access to
> the interweb, or that there are people who do not check (for
> instance) their work email during this period. Those people will be
> rather surprised to find these election emails in their mailbox on
> january 2nd, or even worse, january 7th, this no matter how many
> reminders they get sent.
> To be honest, i didn't find the reasons for delaying the nomination
> process that important, certainly not important enough for staging the
> actual elections at the most awkward time of year.
> Maybe the election period should be extended by a week?
The timing was such that the announcement arrived
when a lot of people (here in Europe) were already
heading for the weekend - and most likely for
Therefore I raised this issue with the election
subcommittee and made a similar suggestion.
However there were also concerns about extending
the period while the election was already in progress.
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