[Consortium] problem about inclusion of Ubuntu
Ivica Ico Bukvic
ico.bukvic at gmail.com
Thu Mar 30 11:54:56 EST 2006
> From: consortium-bounces at lists.linuxaudio.org [mailto:consortium-
> bounces at lists.linuxaudio.org] On Behalf Of Steve Harris
> Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 3:53 AM
> To: 'consortium'
> Subject: Re: [Consortium] problem about inclusion of Ubuntu
> Backtracking a few thoughts, I would call for any voting software to come
> from outside the consortium, just so theres no risk of any claims of
> conflict of interest, eg. (not an endorsement, just google result)
> Personally, I dont like the idea of voting in new members, it seems very
> exclusionist. I would prefer to just let anyone who agreed to abide by the
> rules join, but I recognise that it's not that simple.
Great suggestions, Steve. I agree on both accounts, especially on the
"exclusionist" aspect. We neither can afford to be exclusionist nor does
such a behavior seem to be compatible with our mission. Rather, IMHO we
should work on reinforcing the notion of variety we enjoy in a libre
> - Steve
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 01:59:01 -0500, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> > > > If my understanding is correct, and please correct me if I am wrong,
> > > a
> > > > case of a tie that calls for a deciding vote, then that's the only
> > > peculiar
> > > > situation where the director can vote.
> > >
> > > No, the policy says that the Chair of the Management Board has the
> > > casting vote, which is Dave of course.
> > Cool! Thanks for clarifying this!
> > Best wishes,
> > Ico
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