From: RenÃ© Ferdinand Rivera Morell (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-05-06 16:25:11
A disclaimer: I write this solely as a Boost Library author. And not in any
other capacity or representing any other interest.
It's now been at least a year since Boost switched from the Software
Freedom Conservancy to the Boost Foundation for its governance
organization. But have people noticed any difference? Did you know that
switch happened? Did you know that they held an election for the Board of
Directors and for the Officers? Do you know when that election happened? Do
you know who got elected? Do you know how they were selected? Do you know
what their responsibilities are? Do you know what their bylaws are? Do you
know their financials?
More importantly: Did you answer "no" to any of those questions?
As a library author, I can say I definitely answered no to many of those
questions. This is a problem. As authors, without asking, we should know
those answers from the organization that governs our work. We should have
input into how that organization governs. In other words, we deserve open
and transparent governance; not the closed and opaque status quo.
-- -- RenÃ© Ferdinand Rivera Morell -- Don't Assume Anything -- No Supone Nada -- Robot Dreams - http://robot-dreams.net
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