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Re: Amendment to rms-open-letter GR

To add my "only for myself": +1 to all of this.



On 3/26/21 6:22 PM, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 01:02:43PM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
>> Can I ask why you didn't call for the recall of all of the voting
>> members rather than just the board?  It seems there are voting members
>> who are not on the board?
> Yeah, sure (as before: speaking only for myself). Because I thought that
> the board/voting members distinction was a too obscure implementation
> detail of the FSF bylaws that would have been lost on 99% of the letter
> readership. On the other hand the notion of a decision making board is a
> fairly common notion that most people who are even vaguely familiar with
> any non-profit organization would understand.
> Note also that requesting that all voting members resign is not a
> verifiable demand, given that the list of such members is not publicly
> known. But, again, this just an implementation detail for me. To be
> respected, the spirit of the letter entails that the entire leadership
> at FSF (board + voting members) resign, as a precondition to start
> rebuilding trust in the organization.
> Hope this explains,
> Cheers

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