We all know what election is important - the GNOME Foundation election.
There are a million places to discuss the real election, but Advogato is
probably the best place to discuss the GNOME election. Especially since
lots of Advogato denizens, including raph,
miguel and eskil. Furthermore, far
more of the membership in the GNOME foundation is likely to be readers
or members here on Advogato.
Here are some important referents for the interested:
Now, let the discussion begin.
"[I/We] here at ["Company"] are [pleased/thrilled/overjoyed] ..."
Translation: "When we were approached, we wondered, 'What's a Linux
Gnome? A new mascot?' However, when we saw our competitors joining in,
we had to be a part of it!"
"It really shows that GNOME has [come of age/matured/gained market
Translation: "Management says the GNOME solitaire and minesweeper
clones are spiffy. We think GNOME has potential."
"We have supported GNOME for a long time."
Translation: "Our MIS team uses the default install."
"We are excited about the future possibilities that GNOME will
Translation: "If anything, we can use the publicity to spin off a
GNOME subsidiary and sell it to Red Hat."