[OSM-talk] Summary of the irc meeting.

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Apr 6 11:42:39 BST 2006


Yeah, this would only be for the first vote. Once the Officers are elected
they would sort the constitution out and one aspect will be the terms of
membership.

Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: talk-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:talk-
>bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Dominic Hargreaves
>Sent: 06 April 2006 11:34
>To: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Summary of the irc meeting.
>
>On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 12:39:05AM +0200, immanuel.scholz at gmx.de wrote:
>
>> * one "member" one vote. Members for initial voting are all registered on
>the
>> server (mailing list or wiki) on April 1st
>
>I don't think this works. The Debian UK society had something equivalent
>in their constitution which they had to change[0] because of concerns
>about the legality of defining a membership automatically[1].
>
>I presume that we don't actually have a formal constitution yet, but
>this is worth bearing in mind.
>
>Dominic.
>
>[0]
>http://wiki.earth.li/DebianUKSocietyConstitution?action=diff&rev2=5&rev1=3
>[1] http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/pipermail/debian-uk/2005-
>September/010577.html
>
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