[Osmf-talk] Next OSMF board meeting this Wednesday, 20th of February, at 19:00 London time

John Whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 21:03:14 UTC 2019

I would agree, I get the impression we function much better with her in 
place and a replacement would cost money and time to train.

Cheerio John

Christoph Hormann wrote on 2019-02-18 3:04 PM:
> On Friday 15 February 2019, Dorothea Kazazi wrote:
>> The preliminary agenda is at
>> https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Board/Minutes/2019-02-20
> Regarding
> 2019/Res05 Extend Dorothea's contract for 6 months
> I would like to ask for the reason for the 6 months limit.  The
> alternative would be to have a contract without a fixed duration and
> options for both sides to terminate the contract with some agreed-on
> time limit for giving notice in advance.
> I know what common parameters for work contracts are varies greatly in
> different parts of the world.  In my own cultural context work
> contracts are traditionally (and by law) not time limited by default
> and having a time limit in a work contract normally requires a material
> reason (like the person being employed to work for a project that runs
> for a limited duration etc.).  In case of Dorothea's job i don't see a
> material reason for a time limit.
> Normally i would be very much in favour of making expenses of the OSMF
> contingent to a repeated positive decision to actually support them and
> not have an automatism in spending money for certain things.  But with
> employments and work contracts the predictability and dependability for
> who does the work is an important factor to consider.
> But as said that is my perspective and i would be interested in the
> opinions of others and in the reasoning of the board for their
> decision.

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