[Foundation-l] Recent resolutions posted

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 15:08:04 UTC 2007

On 03/11/2007, River Tarnell <river at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Thomas Dalton:
> > "Abstain" generally means "Oppose, but I don't want to cause a fuss".
> So Erik opposed his own appointment to the board?
> (http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Executive_Secretary_term_2007-2008)

"Generally" does not mean "always". Obviously, it's normal to abstain
when you have a conflict of interest.

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