Elections/Questionnaire

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The following elections take place from December 2016 to January 2017:

Please add questions you'd like to see asked to this page.

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Once the questionnaire period is over, the Elections Wrangler will collect the answers and with help from CommOps and Marketing teams, interviews for the Fedora Community Blogs will be prepared.



Contents

FESCo (Engineering)

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  1. What is your background in engineering?
  2. Describe some of the important technical issues you foresee affecting the Fedora community. What insight do you bring to these issues?
  3. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit FESCo if you are elected?
  4. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  5. Why do you want to be a member of FESCo?
  6. Currently, how do you contribute to Fedora? How does that contribution benefit the community?
  7. In your own words, how is pursuing the modularity objective important to Fedora's success? Is there anything in this area you wish to bring?
  8. What objectives or goals should FESCo focus on to help keep Fedora on the cutting edge of open source development?
  9. If a past member of FESCo, identify a negative factor you noticed while serving in FESCo. How would you propose to improve on that for the next cycle?
  10. What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?

Council

  1. What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
  2. What are the most pressing issues facing Fedora today? What should we do about them?
  3. What should the Council do to help improve communication and openness across Fedora sub-projects, teams, and SIGs?
  4. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  5. What are your interests and experience outside of Fedora? What of those things will help you in this role?
  6. What can the Council do to attract more packagers and other contributors? How should Fedora change in this regard?
  7. What can the Council do to attract more people to non-technical roles? Does Fedora need to adapt or improve in this regard?
  8. In what area would you most like to see improved collaboration among the Linux distributions? What would you do to help improve collaboration?


FAmSCo

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  1. What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
  2. What are the most pressing issues facing Fedora today? What should we do about them?
  3. What are the most pressing issues facing the Fedora Ambassadors today? What should we do about them?
  4. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit FAmSCo if you are elected?
  5. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  6. Interest in traditional Linux events seems to be waning. The motive for a new round of FAmSCo elections was to retool FAmSCo in the new world of post-LUGs and installfests. How do you believe the Ambassadors should respond to this change?
  7. What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
  8. Are the Ambassadors disconnected to the rest of the project? If so, what is your solution to fix the issue?
  9. What kind of information should be exchanged between Ambassadors and other groups / sub-projects?
  10. Are Ambassadors really up-to-date with the new features of releases? If not, how do you plan to keep them up-to-date?
  11. What are your thoughts about FOSCo? How do you feel it should look like?
  12. If a past member of FAmSCo, identify a negative factor you noticed while serving. How would you propose to improve on that for the next cycle?
  13. Give a list of goals you hope to have accomplished by the end of your term.

History

Questions from previous elections can be found here: