Bringing fdo.org to the next level
daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri Apr 15 19:06:41 EEST 2005
On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 02:35:56PM +0200, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> Yes, and then they all agree on something and make a powerpoint presentation
> to tell everyone else and then the discussion will start from the start again
> because everyone who wasn't involved finds flaws in the proposal, just
> doesn't like it, doesn't understand the reasoning for decissions and think
> it's all motivated by the hidden agenda of company BigFooBar.
> Not to mention the inability of a project like KDE to agree on which person(s)
> would be suitable to represent KDE, the unwilingness of those persons to
> commit to such a board position and the months of discussion that that
> process would take.
> So no, I don't think that's a good idea.
I think a board could be useful if, and only if, a entity around
freedesktop.org was incorporated to manage money and resources, but this
is not currently a concern we have. The DDC gets along just fine
without any sort of formal structure in fd.o, and the servers and
bandwidth are currently all donated. I don't see any real value in a
board right now, doubly not with the proposed structure.
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