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Re: PostgreSQL Europe statutes : recap

From: Koen Martens <gmc(at)sonologic(dot)nl>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)gmail(dot)com>, damien clochard <damien(at)dalibo(dot)info>, pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL Europe statutes : recap
Date: 2008-01-22 10:39:15
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On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 05:00:55PM +0100, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> I'd argue that we don't need to write that in the statues...  We can leave
> that up to the board to decide.

And I would argue very much against that! It needs to be in the statutes. You can not
have open-ended definitions of what a member is!

> > > 5- Companies : sponsors or members ?
> > > >     a : Keep the statutes as they are
> > > >     b : Companies are sponsors
> > >
> > > If #1 can be kept outside the statues, so can this one.
> > 
> > 
> > I believe this cannot be left out. I am for 'b'. Companies are not members.
> > Only individuals are members.
> 
> Why shouldn't it be possible to leave it out?
> (And for the record, I'm for 'b' as well, but i'd rather keep it out
> completely)

I think in my previous email I +1'ed wrongly. What I +1'ed to was, that only individuals can be members. And that is all that has to be in the statutes. Sponsorship is not a statutory thing, unless you want to assign democratic power to the sponsors which we don't iirc.

Gr,

Koen

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