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Re: Amendment to rms-open-letter GR


On Thu 25 Mar 2021 at 01:17PM -07, Sean Whitton wrote:

> The point of this is not to call for the removal of the entire FSF
> board, as the open letter does, while still supporting the main thrust
> of the open letter, which is about Stallman himself.
> The vote to restore Stallman to the board was not unanimous, and there
> is some confusion about how the procedure for elections to the board
> actually works, so the call to remove *all* board members does not make
> sense to me.  And the FSF is going to need people with experience to
> help it recover from this whole affair.
> There are probably others who think similarly to me about the call to
> remove the whole board, so this amendment gives them something to vote
> for in preference to just signing the open letter.  It's an alternative
> rather than a rival.

Sruthi's new amendment doesn't make specific calls w.r.t. what the
future organisation of the FSF should be, so it achieves the purposes I
had in writing my amendment.

I'm not going to withdraw my amendment because it seems like some people
want to vote for it, but I will probably not be ranking it first myself.

Sean Whitton

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