[members] proposed wording for SFC ballot

Jonathan "Duke" Leto jonathan at leto.net
Sun Jun 2 21:39:55 UTC 2013


We will be much more attractive to SFC if we are coming from TPF and
it will happen much more quickly, so at this point, I am 100% for
moving forward with going to TPF.


On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Allison Randal <allison at parrot.org> wrote:
> On 06/01/2013 01:03 PM, Jonathan "Duke" Leto wrote:
>> Howdy,
>> This wording looks grea.
>> It seems that we need some explanation of why parrot-members would
>> want to vote one way or the other. I can help describe why we would
>> want to continue to migrate to SFC. Could somebody else explain the
>> benefits of staying at TPF?
> Sounds good, thanks for writing up the SFC perspective. The reasons for
> staying with TPF essentially boil down to:
> - The SFC application process is 9 months of work by someone, and that time
> might be better spent on development work or community building/recruiting.
> - At either SFC or TPF, Parrot would have a committee (drawn from the Parrot
> community) responsible for managing Parrot-specific details, while
> benefiting from the established larger organization to handle broader
> legal/accounting details. So, SFC would provide exactly what TPF provides,
> and we'd just be trading equal for equal.
> I think SFC is a good organization. But, since Parrot's greatest obstacle at
> the moment is available volunteer time, moving to SFC seems like a waste of
> limited resources.
> Allison

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