The Inquirier on F17

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Mon Jun 4 10:34:33 UTC 2012


----- Original Message -----
> 
> ----- "Paul W. Frields" <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Since the FPL has appointed three of those seats to volunteers and
> > only one to someone who's a Red Hat employee, I'm not sure how this
> > is
> > relevant.  Looking at the Board history for those seats[1] one can
> > see
> > half the appointments since mid-2008 have been volunteers.  Also of
> > note is the fact that half the people elected by the community
> > since
> > that time have also been volunteers.  So the appointments don't
> > look
> > slanted toward Red Hat employees AFAICT, which is just as intended.
> > 
> > We can agree to disagree on your overall point, that's fine.  I
> > just
> > wanted to point out the facts don't support an effort to stack the
> > Board with Red Hat people.
> > 
> > * * *
> > [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Board/History
> > 
> 
> How about the bigger question, what percentage of FESCo has been Red
> Hat employees during any term.

How many ran for elections and got voted...

> After all it is FESCo that really
> matters what is in Fedora, not the board. 

More than to other Fedora bodies as FESCo is engineering committee and
Red Hatters in Fedora are mostly engineers. Makes sense :) You see less
in Board and even less in FAmSCo...

Jaroslav

> I would track this out
> myself but the use of non at redhat email addresses makes it hard, even
> asking the candidates in Election town halls you get the run around
> commonly. "Who I work for doesn't matter." How many times have we
> heard that?
> 
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