On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 11:06:10AM -0700, Josh Andler wrote:
Hey Alexandre (& board),
I really think this is one of those tough issues regarding Packt and the
project showing any form of favoritism in the name of financial gain vs
something community based (not say that there's anything comparable, but
saying that tends to be the preference). If I could get a copy of it (no I
don't want to pay) to judge the quality, I could then feel comfortable with
I didn't see the original proposal, I think. My mail was a little
unreliable for a bit.
As for the board though, I do believe that at some point it was
supposed to be term based. I think we should revisit this issue as there may
be people on the board who are no longer actively involved with the project
and are unresponsive. Additionally, there may also be some of our newer &
more active contributors who might have different perspectives that could be
I agree with this, my involvement with inkscape outside 2geom is
minimal so I would be happy to hand the baton on to someone else.
However, I am not sure what benefit removing people from the board will
have, if the problem is people not getting or reading emails.
I feel that at least two people should definitely be given the
to be on the board. Those people would be Johan & JazzyNico. According to
(not perfect), but Johan is ranked as the #2 committer to the
project behind only bulia and Nicolas is ranked #5 (4 commits away from
being #4)... and yes, I realize that Nicolas also does translation work and
maintenance, but I'm looking at commitment to the project. At some point I'd
also want to extend offers to Felipe & Krzysztof as well, but that's for
They are all excellent candidates for the board.