[Fsf-friends] Statement of FSF India board on recent incidents

V. Sasi Kumar sasi.fsf at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 18:15:39 IST 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 17:44 +0530, Deepa Paul |ദീപാ പോള്‍ wrote:
> >
> > <snip> As mentioned in the answer to an earlier question, FSF India is not a
> > mass movement and is not a democratic organisation.
> > </quote>
> I think the above sentence is little misleading.  First Part is OK.
> But I believe Democracy exists within its board.

Yes, it does. All decisions are taken on the basis of majority opinion,
if not consensus.

> But Democracy within the board is very important. It may be true that
> FSF India is not working on  electoral / Representational democracy.
> That is Ok.  But Democratic decision making in the board is important
> to make it as a democratic structure

Let me assure you that the Board works on a democratic basis. Otherwise,
I would, most probably, not have remained a member.

V. Sasi Kumar
Free Software Foundation of India

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