[nbdiscuss] Re: Proposal for extending the election term for the NetBeans Governance Board

  • From: Florian Vogler < >
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  • Subject: [nbdiscuss] Re: Proposal for extending the election term for the NetBeans Governance Board
  • Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:04:27 +0100

I agree as well. Very often the problem to get things done is not the
intent to do it, it's the lack of time.

Florian

Am 15. März 2012 08:42 schrieb Emilian Bold 
< >:
> I agree. 6 months gives you too little time to actually pursue something.
> --emi
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 12:04 AM, Sven Reimers 
> < >
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> the NetBeans Governance Board is starting the process for the election
>> of the next Board.
>>
>> As part of this process I would like to propose the following change
>> to the actual rules:
>> - Extension of the term from now 6 months to 12 months, starting with
>> the new elected Board in about 2 months.
>>
>> Reasoning:
>> After serving for nearly two terms on the Board and after discussions
>> in last term with Tom and this term with Zoran, we decided that having
>> a 12 months
>> term helps to get things done. If you are new to the Board you will
>> probably try to get some idea about Open Source, processes, community
>> or similar going.
>> With now monthly conference calls you end up with a long turn around
>> time (which you need, if you want Oracle buy in) until you get things
>> moving.
>>
>> To give you an idea, let me give you an example. Starting new elected,
>> in the first call you establish the meeting procedure and other formal
>> stuff, maybe you state your ideas for you term. With the second call
>> you are getting into more details, trying to get some answers and
>> coordinate the effort. Now add 2 to 3 iterations and you are already
>> nearing the end of your term, before you can make sure that your
>> proposed changes will take place. If now a new board is elected - who
>> pursues your ideas and makes sure things really get done?
>>
>> Based on this experience I propose the extension of the term to 12 months.
>>
>> Based on your feedback the acting Governance Board will extend / not
>> extend the term for the next Board.
>>
>> Let the discussion begin!
>>
>> -Sven
>>
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>>
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