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Re: Vote Robinson for DPL!

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 04:17:19PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 08:26:00AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > Ean is right that Debian needs to be more active with SPI.  I wish many
> > more Debian developers were actively watching SPI.  Every Debian
> > developer is entitled to vote in SPI general elections, yet if memory
> > serves, SPI has about one fifth the participation that DPL elections
> > get.  And that's counting not just Debian SPI members, but all SPI
> > members that vote.
> Notice that for non-US developers, i think that SPI is not all that
> interesting to get involved with actively, that is at least the impression i
> get from it.

Probably the interest level is about the same for everyone.  If you are
bored with what SPI does, it probably doesn't matter where you live :-)

We have three non-US people on the SPI board: David Graham (Canada), Ian
Jackson (UK), Joey Schulze (Germany), if I remember correctly.  We also
have non-US people that occasionally help us translate web pages.

As far as I know, we have no rules regarding the nationality of members
or officers of SPI.

-- John

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