Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-29 Thread Germán Póo-Caamaño
Questions: -- 1. For outgoing board members: what have been the upsides/good things from your previous stint at the Board which you would like to see carried forward into this term ? Not applicable. 2. For outgoing board members: What achievement can you point to during your

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-29 Thread Susana Pereira
Hello, 10 questions are being selected and will be sent to this list as soon as possible. Those who have already answered can put their answers on the wiki. I'm sorry for any inconveniences this may have caused. --- Susana On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:38 AM, Alberto Ruiz ar...@gnome.org

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-29 Thread Dave Neary
Hi, Brian Cameron wrote: I think it is easier to maintain the answers there if that is okay. One of the things I've liked in the past is the right to reply - a candidate answers a question, and someone bounces back with a follow-up or another candidate manifests his disagreement, and a

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-29 Thread Susana Pereira
Hi Dave, On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: (...) I would really prefer the membership team to cut down the list of questions to between 5 and 10, and have everything happen on the mailing list. You're totally right, I'm sorry if it's taking some time but the

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-28 Thread Dave Neary
Hi Susan, Susana Pereira wrote: snip 24. Is there anything else you think is important to tell us but which you feel has not been covered by the previous questions? Wasn't there a plan to choose the 10 best out of all the questions? I can imagine answering 24 questions will take a lot

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-28 Thread Lionel Dricot
Another possibility is that you start replying to the questions you want to reply on your candidate wiki page. That way, you can answer one question at once, take the time you want, proofread the day after, etc. Hi Dave, On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote:

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-28 Thread Dave Neary
Hi Susan, Susana Pereira wrote: Yes, I understand it is a big, time consuming list. The reasoning for sending it this way is that in last elections the membership committee sent 10 questions, and then many people started new threads sending their own questions which is more confusing than

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-28 Thread sankarshan
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: Last year, right after the candidates list closed, Bruno posted a list of 10 questions which, presumably, the committee came up with: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-list/2007-November/msg00153.html There was no

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-28 Thread Brian Cameron
The final list of candidates for the upcoming elections is available here: http://foundation.gnome.org/elections/2009/candidates.html We will now start a series of discussions amongst the candidates. Thanks to all the people who participated by submitting their questions! This year's list of

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-28 Thread Alberto Ruiz
To be honest... even reading all the answers is a hard task... :/ Next year let's stick to 10. 2009/5/29 Brian Cameron brian.came...@sun.com: The final list of candidates for the upcoming elections is available here: http://foundation.gnome.org/elections/2009/candidates.html We will now

Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2009-05-27 Thread Susana Pereira
Hello, The final list of candidates for the upcoming elections is available here: http://foundation.gnome.org/elections/2009/candidates.html We will now start a series of discussions amongst the candidates. Thanks to all the people who participated by submitting their questions! This year's

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2006-11-28 Thread Sara Khalatbari
[1] What are your plans to answer the question put forward at the last GUADEC about Why should one become a member of the GNOME Foundation ? I don't think we should be trying to sell foundation membership. I became a member of the foundation because that makes me feel part of the project and

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2006-11-27 Thread Jeff Waugh
quote who=Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay [1] What are your plans to answer the question put forward at the last GUADEC about Why should one become a member of the GNOME Foundation ? Would you be in a position to elaborate on your plans/projects to make membership more interesting for the GNOME

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2006-11-26 Thread Murray Cumming
On Sat, 2006-11-25 at 17:00 +, Joachim Noreiko wrote: I notice that most recent minutes on the website are December 2005. Do you want to fix that and ask me again? ;) Could the board just ask the foundation's administration assistant to keep that list of meeting minutes updated, please?

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2006-11-26 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 12:53 +0530, Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay wrote: [1] What are your plans to answer the question put forward at the last GUADEC about Why should one become a member of the GNOME Foundation ? I think the current offerings: being able to vote for elections and to get a @gnome.org

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2006-11-25 Thread Joachim Noreiko
--- Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The Board does not directly get involved in the technicalities I'd actually like to stop there and ask: why not? Certainly getting involved with the board shouldn't require technical knowledge. But there is a need to plan the development

Re: Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2006-11-22 Thread Wayne Schuller
oh dear please keep the candidate discussion OFF foundation-announce thanks, Wayne On 11/22/06, Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, The list of candidates for the elections are available here: http://foundation.gnome.org/elections/2006/candidates.html With this mail, one

Questions for the candidates - let's start the discussion(s)

2006-11-21 Thread Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay
Hi, The list of candidates for the elections are available here: http://foundation.gnome.org/elections/2006/candidates.html With this mail, one hopes to start off the series of discussions amongst the candidates in the fray for the Board. The underlying vein in the series of questions is that