[OSM-talk] For the foundation AGM

Robert (Jamie) Munro rjmunro at arjam.net
Thu Jul 19 15:22:13 BST 2007


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Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>> My thought was that all things should be discussed here, then set to a
>> vote at the AGM without much (or even any) further debate because the
>> debate would have already happened, and most of the votes would have
>> been decided in advance and be done by proxy.
> 
> I don't think a "democatic" principle by which only Foundation members
> would be able to vote and in which vote results would remain in place
> unchallenged until next year would do the project any good.

1. As said elsewhere EGMs are possible (i.e. extra meetings).

2. For things like the license debate, we need stability. The fact that
it is hard for the foundation to change the licensing is an advantage,
not a disadvantage.

Robert (Jamie) Munro
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