[Council Meeting] Minutes from June 22, 2020
eyalroz at technion.ac.il
Tue Aug 18 19:57:12 UTC 2020
I didn't get this either.
On a related note...
* Weren't elections supposed to be held much much earlier this year? In
April, Wayne wrote that there were "some legal questions regarding the
NDA", but did that really delay things by over 4 months?
* Perhaps more pertinently: Isn't there some binding bylaws for the
project which governs the holding of elections?
On 18/08/2020 7:58, Mihovil Stanić wrote:
> Same here, didn't receive anything. That message was never sent to
> tb-planning members.
> 18.08.2020 u 3:22, Chris Ilias je napisao/la:
>> I didn't receive it either. Here's a screenshot of my message list
>> around that June 22: https://www.screencast.com/t/781509I4
>> Jörg Knobloch wrote on 2020-08-17 5:35 PM:
>>> On 17/08/2020 22:33, Kai Engert wrote:
>>>> But the archive for tb-planning doesn't.
>>> Strange, here's the message:
>>> -------- Forwarded Message --------
>>> Subject: Thunderbird Council Elections 2020 - Preliminary Electoral
>>> Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:13:37 -0400
>>> From: Patrick Cloke via governance <governance at lists.mozilla.org>
>>> Reply-To: tb-planning <tb-planning at mozilla.org>
>>> To: tb-planning <tb-planning at mozilla.org>,
>>> governance at lists.mozilla.org, dev-l10n at lists.mozilla.org,
>>> dev-apps-thunderbird at lists.mozilla.org
>>> CC: Patrick Cloke <clokep at thunderbird.net>
>>> Hello Mozillians and friends of Thunderbird,
>>> The next Thunderbird Council election is coming up. As in previous
>>> years, people eligible to vote and to stand as candidates need to be
>>> on an electoral roll. Contributors are eligible to be an elector if
>>> they have contributed 10 or more hours per year of involvement in the
>>> Thunderbird project. To illustrate this, if a contributor first
>>> became involved three years ago then the expected contribution is at
>>> least 30 hours, if two years ago then at least 20 hours, and if one
>>> year ago or less then at least 10 hours. Contributors may
>>> self-nominate, and on request must submit examples that illustrate
>>> their level of involvement.
>>> Contribution can be any of the following:
>>> * triaging bugs;
>>> * fixing, or reviewing code changes;
>>> * providing support on SUMO or other forums;
>>> * localizing Thunderbird, related websites, or extensions;
>>> * testing, writing, or reviewing add-ons;
>>> * furthering the Thunderbird cause by constructive contributions to
>>> tb-planning; or public relations, including writing blog posts,
>>> posting on social media, artwork, etc.
>>> People working for Mozilla who dedicate time to Thunderbird are also
>>> This simple rule will spare us any complicated metric, such as “x
>>> number of patches submitted”, “x bugs submitted” or “x SUMO comments
>>> written”, etc. If we have missed a group of contributors, or if you
>>> are unsure if your contribution qualifies, please reach out to the
>>> Council, or me personally.
>>> Since we already know the people who are dedicating time, their most
>>> precious asset, to Thunderbird, we have prepared a preliminary
>>> electoral roll based on previous years. This is available on the wiki
>>> <https://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird/Council_Elections_2020>. Note
>>> that new additions have the year they were added in parentheses after
>>> their names, e.g. “(2020)”.
>>> We ask voters who were previously added to the electoral roll to
>>> check for themselves whether they still fulfill the criteria
>>> mentioned above and inform us if they are no longer contributing to
>>> the Thunderbird project at the required level.
>>> To reiterate, people who are not on the preliminary electoral roll
>>> can contact the Council or me and ask to be included, mentioning
>>> their contribution. The idea is not to make it hard to be on the
>>> electoral roll.
>>> In general, the election process will work as in past years,
>>> follow-up emails will include more instructions on the exact
>>> timeline, but you will have until at least July 6, 2020 to be added
>>> to the electoral roll.
>>> The election will be run by a neutral third party who we're still
>>> planning to line up!
>>> Patrick Cloke
>>> Thunderbird Council member
>>> governance mailing list
>>> governance at lists.mozilla.org
>>> tb-planning mailing list
>>> tb-planning at mozilla.org
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