the questions you really want FSFE to answer

Daniel Pocock daniel at
Thu Jun 14 22:09:13 UTC 2018

On 14/06/18 23:13, Reinhard Müller wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 2018-06-14 um 22:36 schrieb Daniel Pocock:
>> To make it clear, FSFE has a community with hundreds of long time
>> supporters/fellows/volunteers who have contributed time and money
>> regularly over many years but have:
>> - no right to petition for a general meeting
>> - no right to propose a motion in a general meeting
>> - no right to run for president
> yes, that's exactly the point. We all (except for you, obviously) agreed
> that it is not fair that these rights should only be given to only one
> of them per year, not even (or: even less) if the others may vote upon
> who that would be.
> Everybody who actively participates in FSFE's work does not only have
> the possibility to take influence in exactly that field of activity,
> they even unaviodably execute that influence by contributing to that
> activity. If you don't believe it, try to actually participate in FSFE's
> activities, and you'll see! :-)
> And on top of that, we think that people active within FSFE and
> interested in contributing to the long-term vision and strategy of the
> organisation should be able to join that group without going through a
> "there can only be one" kind of competition against fellow activists.

Reinhard, thanks for sharing your comments on this

However, what I really wanted to do with this thread is encourage people
who are not in the GA to put forward their questions and comments about
this or anything else.

As for events, I will be at CoSin[1] on Saturday.




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