On Thu, 2021-04-08 at 13:51 +0200, Vinzenz Vietzke wrote:
Or to have the stance as stated. Just because you don't like it the
stance is still there. And just because it's not loud or infuriating it
still is a statement. Plus there was action taken (which you did not
mention for whatever reason).
What 'action taken'?
From the meeting minutes:
"* We would not like to sign any existing letter as oS Board"
This is not an action, but a decision for inaction
"* We would like to publish a note where we emphasize the CoC and
guiding principles of the oS community"
This is a not an action, but a reaffirmation of already existing
standards of this project.
One could argue it's a meaningless reaffirmation given I don't think
any recent events put them in question.
It may be an attempt to create an illusion of action, but it's not a
"* As a sponsor of FSF we would like to see the guiding principles
We would not like to sponsor an organization that is not in line with
* AI Simon and Neal to draft proposal based on Geralds mail to the
This is not an action, but literally a promise of future action from
Simon and Neal
"* For the time being, sponsorship is suspended"
This is not an action. "For the time being" makes it clear that the
suspension is temporary, and I assume will be reassessed as soon as the
promised action by Neal and Simon bears fruit...assuming that AI is
actually acted on.
I cant mention that which hasn't happened. And I think the way the
Board is conducting itself in this matter gives me grounds, as a
member, to have doubts whether the Board will follow through with any
of it's promised actions.
Meanwhile, I exercise my right as an openSUSE Member to respectfully,
but clearly, state my displeasure with the behaviour of the Board.
Hopefully that clear's that up.
What any of the (more or less) involved groups gather
from it to
undergird their positions is neither in the board's hands nor do I
So you are happy wit the Board making public statements but you don't
care what the audience of the statements (the Public) make of those
Ok then..good to know..