[svlug] recent "vote"

Jason Shupe jshupe at d13.com
Sat Nov 24 16:08:23 PST 2007

I hope her 'ex-volunteer' status was her choice.  SVLUG seems to have
been plagued with closed source governance in the last few years, and it
would be a shame to have yet another revolution so soon after the last.

On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 03:05:19PM -0800, Paul Reiber wrote:
> All -
> An uninformed ex-volunteer recently posted to the list with some
> ridiculous stuff about taking a member poll.  PLEASE don't bother
> yourselves; it's all wasted energy if you do.  This person was
> extremely confused, and is asking your opinion about a problem she's
> only imagining.
> Regarding what the various volunteer teams are doing and working on -
> unlike Microsoft, we don't tend to "pre-announce" stuff - better to
> build it, play with it, get it working right, THEN deploy it for the
> group.  So, much of what's going on isn't getting a lot of fan-fare
> (or even on-list conversation) since it's simply not needed.   We
> don't plan to decommission any existing servers, or mailinglists, or
> anything like that.  In fact, we're right in the middle of figuring
> out how we'll migrate all of that forward into a "virtual-host" based
> world.  Multiple sponsors, Google included, are willing to help host
> both physical and virtual server solutions for SVLUG.  I'd be doing
> the group a disservice if I didn't investigate these various avenues.
> Thank you ALL for your understanding and continued support,
> -Paul Reiber,
> President, SVLUG

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