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Subject: Re: RSB vote time

Re: RSB vote time

From: Jonas Häggqvist <>
Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2010 00:13:50 +0200

On 03-09-2010 23:56, Antony Stone wrote:
> On Friday 03 September 2010 at 22:09, Frank Gevaerts wrote:
>> Each committer has the opportunity to vote for 5 people they want on the
>> board, each name is one vote.
> Just out of interest, is 'committer' something which one becomes by committing
> to the Rockbox code, but one can never cease being, even if one's only
> committment was (say) five years ago?
> Or is there a mechanism whereby committers expire?

Committers don't expire. Some have however stopped working on the project.

> I just wonder whether the people eligible to vote are the people who are
> currently most involved, and possibly more importantly, whether the people
> being voted for are the people still most in touch with the project.

I imagine that most people who are out of touch with the project either
isn't subscribed to these lists, and hence won't know there's a vote on or
won't bother voting.

As for who's voted on, the fact that we are a bunch of people voting
should somewhat avoid the risk of electing someone who has no idea what's

Also note that the RSB has never performed any action yet.

Jonas Häggqvist
Received on 2010-09-04

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