[OpenID board] URGENT: New Board members motion

DeWitt Clinton dewitt at google.com
Tue Nov 4 21:26:22 UTC 2008

Actually, I would like to know if they're going to "go cold" by waiting on
the order of 30-40 days for the community election to conclude first (per
Drummond's hypothetical timeline).

That also gives us some time to discuss a full slate of 5 and reach out to
all with a coherent unified plan.


On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 1:18 PM, Martin Atkins <mart at degeneration.co.uk>wrote:

> DeWitt Clinton wrote:
> >
> > The second reservation is that I feel we should have a plan in place for
> > the full five new corporate board members (and backup choices), rather
> > than cherry picking one a time.  The goal would be to create a diverse
> > balance between vendors, consumers, international, domestic, etc, which
> > is hard to do with a coherent strategy in place.
> >
> I'm conscious of the fact that there are some companies ready and
> waiting to give us the money and join the board *now*, and those leads
> might go cold if we delay much longer.
> So while I agree that we don't want to arbitrarily add random companies,
> I think there is a compromise where we recruit those companies that are
> already interested while they're still interested and then fill in the
> remaining seats all at the same time as you say.
> That is of course unless anyone feels that the current potentials should
> be *rejected*. I don't think there's anything particularly objectionable
> about them. Do you?
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