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Re: Release Candidate of the PostgreSQL Europe association statutes

From: Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <ads(at)pgug(dot)de>
To: Koen Martens <gmc(at)sonologic(dot)nl>
Cc: damien clochard <damien(at)dalibo(dot)info>,pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Release Candidate of the PostgreSQL Europe association statutes
Date: 2008-01-14 12:09:46
Message-ID: 20080114120946.GS31998@base.wars-nicht.de (view raw or flat)
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Hello,

On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 01:04:15PM +0100, Koen Martens wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 09:24:11PM +0100, damien clochard wrote:
> 
> > Check it out :
> > http://wiki.postgresqlfr.org/doku.php/pgeu:statutes
> 
> Just a few thoughts after reading these statutes (i've been involved
> with non-profits and statutes mostly in Holland, plus i am not a
> lawyer).
> 
> It is mentioned "For the General Assembly to be validly constituted a
> quorum of 30% of the total number of members must be present or
> represented.". Is there no danger of the association ending up in dead
> water if you require such a big amount of members to be present? In my
> experience, only the 'die hards' ever come to these GA's anyway. I
> think most GA's (from political organisations and non-profits such as
> FFII) i've been to attract maybe one percent of the members, if not
> less (counting represented members also). 

Have you read the following sentence which takes care for exactly this 
problem?


Kind regards

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				Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
German PostgreSQL User Group

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