[plt-scheme] [ANN] Scheme Language Steering Committee

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Sat May 2 22:19:39 EDT 2009

Huh?  What?

Why would you assume that the way people cast their vote when only
three slots were up for grabs is at all the same as how they would
vote when five slots are up for grabs?

I protest this decision.


On Sat, May 2, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> [Apologies if you get duplicates of this message.]
> As members of the newly elected Scheme Language Steering
> Committee, we thank all who voted for expressing their
> continuing interest and involvement [1].
> We have decided to expand the Scheme Language Steering
> Committee from 3 to 5 members.
> Using the results of the election just held, we are
> adding Olin Shivers and Chris Hanson to the committee.
> Olin and Chris have agreed to serve, and are already
> serving ex officio.
> Before we can add Olin and Chris as official members of
> the committee, we will have to amend the charter [2,3].
> We are also considering other changes to the charter,
> such as removing or modifying the prohibition against
> members of the steering committee serving as editors,
> removing the R6RS-specific goals, and changing other
> details of the process.
> We are looking into various mechanisms for keeping the
> Scheme community informed of our progress and involved
> in the process.  We hope to announce the details in the
> coming weeks.
> Will Clinger
> Marc Feeley
> Chris Hanson (ex officio)
> Jonathan Rees
> Olin Shivers (ex officio)
> [1] http://lists.r6rs.org/pipermail/r6rs-discuss/2009-March/004380.html
> [2] http://www.r6rs.org/charter/charter-mar-2006.txt
> [3] http://lists.r6rs.org/pipermail/r6rs-discuss/2009-February/004121.html
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