[Osmf-talk] Voting "recommendations" by employers (straw poll)

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 10:29:49 UTC 2018

Am Do., 1. Nov. 2018 um 21:06 Uhr schrieb nebulon42 <nebulon42 at mailbox.org>:

> I think "suggestions" from employers have a smell and should be avoided
> since you are in a dependent relationship to your employer and are more
> likely to follow the suggestion.

although the elections are secret, so the pressure is limited (IMHO).

> I have nothing against encouraging people to become OSMF members, but
> paying their fee is wrong even more so because of the dependent
> relationship (see above) and there should be a rule that forbids this.

in the past people have been excluded in a similar situation (Mike Dupont
had gotten his membership paid by a third party and was excluded from
presenting himself for election, IIRR).

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