[Foundation-l] Board position statement

Robert Horning robert_horning at netzero.net
Tue Mar 24 23:49:08 UTC 2009

Michael Snow wrote:
> Robert Horning wrote:
>> I certainly think my voice ought to count for something, together with 
>> other people who are in my position and situation.
> I quite agree with you, and if you check out the licensing update page 
> on Meta http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Licensing_update
> you'll find that voting eligibility is based on a quite low number of 
> edits, made any time before the cutoff date. Given the nature of the 
> question, we understand that anyone who has a history with us should be 
> able to have input, whether or not they are currently active. Actually, 
> the edit threshold was just changed from 10 to 25 (still pretty low) by 
> Erik, maybe he can explain the thinking behind that, as I wasn't aware 
> of that decision.
> --Michael Snow

In my case, I have several thousand edits on each of multiple projects, 
although I didn't qualify to vote in the most recent board elections.  
I'm not necessarily objecting to not being eligible to vote in those 
elections, but this is a significantly different situation.

Thanks for clarifying this point.

-- Robert Horning
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