Le 25/05/2016 22:15, M.-A. Lemburg a écrit :
> 
> Some background:
> 
> The main reason members had to vote on sponsors under the
> version 1 bylaws was that sponsors gained voting rights. Otherwise,
> the board would have been able to take on this decision process
> by itself and relief the members from this duty (the board has
> in most cases done pre-screening of the candidates all along).
> 
> Under the version 2 bylaws, anyone can self certify
> as voting member, so while sponsors now no longer have
> voting rights, they can still have employees, engaging in
> Python community work, gain voting rights. In the end,
> removing the sponsor membership class is not really a
> practical loss.

Thanks for the explanation.  In that light, the board's decision looks
reasonable to me.

Regards

Antoine.
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