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Re: [opensuse-project] openSUSE Board election 2019-2020 - Final candidates list
  • From: Pierre Böckmann <pb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:15:38 +0100
  • Message-id: <8589916.7dkiQI4cOk@linux-u0tl>
Hi Richard!

I really don't want to appear arrogant and/or lecturing you, nonetheless I
want to say that we moved far off topic in this thread already.

Additionally: It's hard to miss that you and Sarah somehow have continuing
differences. I can't say why, but I'd love to see you both rather talk to each
other in person to overcome those differences or at least agree to something
like a gentlemen's and ladies' agreement to show some more respect for each
other and focus more onto the project than starting some unnecessary personal

Just as Sarah I somehow missed how big our community obviously is in China and
HK, too.

So at least we got something good out of everything: Spreading the word about
the many contributors from China and HK.
You are welcome and everyone here appreciates your contributions to openSUSE.

Kind regards
Pierre Böckmann

On Monday, 27 January 2020 10:43:34 CET Richard Brown wrote:
On Mon, 2020-01-27 at 10:33 +0100, Sarah Julia Kriesch wrote:
There may not be many Chinese people listed on that old crusty wiki
page but as a champion of the openSUSE Asia community I have to
strongly object to any suggestion that "we don't have many
in China"

We have a lot, and I hope none of them are insulted by the
from a Board candidate that they don't exist.

Sorry, that I didn't know abot these openSUSE Contributors!
The question is, why we don't contribute to other open-source events
in Asia then.
That's it, what Ariez wants to know and needs. I want to support
That is not possible, if we don't know about them as Advocates.

We do contribute to other open-source events in Asia..all the time..

Coscup, every GNOME Asia I can think of, events across indonesia,
japan, china.. our Asian community generally and Chinese community
specifically are everywhere, all the time.

We don't formally track Advocates and haven't for quite some time, ever
since the Board decided to officially end the program as a formal
affair and encorage anyone to advocate for openSUSE.

You were part the Board that made that decision at our Face to Face
Board meeting in Prague. This is when Simon Lees moved the page you
linked to the wiki Archive on day 2 of that meeting, on 23 May 2018:

So I would expect that Archived page to be totally wrong and out of
date - it was wrong and out of date when we all agreed to Archive it..


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