[OSM-talk] Postponing elections, or other alternatives (Was: Modus operandi of the board)
chris_hormann at gmx.de
Tue Oct 28 09:16:18 UTC 2014
On Tuesday 28 October 2014, Kathleen Danielson wrote:
> I'm curious about whether the membership is interested in us pursuing
> some kind of "reboot". We've only heard a few voices on the topic,
> which has made me reluctant to work on organizing anything that might
> go against the membership's wishes.
This is more or less why i added these questions to
to encourange everyone - members and candidates - to make up their mind.
To be frank - if you expect the OSMF members to have an opinion on the
matter you should as an OSMF member yourself also have an opinion.
People who have a clear stance on this will probably want to vote for
someone who shares their opinion, not for someone who - i am sorry if
this seems harsh - opportunistically will do whatever the majority
I fully understand if you or other candidates think you cannot (yet)
form a qualified opinion on this but then i think you can't expect this
from the membership either.
Personally i would want to vote for someone who clearly states her/his
support for a restart since i find the accounts of Richard, Frederik
and others pretty convincing and supported by the observable facts
about the OSMF work. I am well aware this would also involve the risk
of the results being even worse than now (as for example indicated by
Randy Meech). But i am not an OSMF member so these thoughts are quite
Thanks by the way to you and the other candidates for answering the
questions on the wiki.
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