On Wednesday 25 August 2010 22:21:46 Greg Freemyer wrote:
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Andreas Jaeger email@example.com wrote:
On Wednesday 25 August 2010 17:47:49 Greg Freemyer wrote:
[...] 2) I think you should consider an appointed replacement fulfilling the original 2 year term, not just until the next annual election. Otherwise, due to a single sickness, etc. you could have:
person 1 for 6 months via normal election, person 2 for 6 months via appointment, person 3 for 12 months via special election.
That's too much turmoil if it can be avoided.
I suggest that the person appointed stands up for election for the seat and thus gets reconfirmed by the community on this to avoid this. Having the confirmation by the openSUSE members might be important,
Are you saying: have the board name a replacement, then immediately have a yes / no vote of the members? If yes, they stand in until the end of the 2-year term.
That seems logical to me.
What I said is: The board names the replacement and at the next election that person can stand up for election and get voted for.
Let's be pragmatic: We don't need to hold several elections - if needed - during the year. Once a year is enough,