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Collection of questions for candidates has ended on 2017-Nov-20 at 23:59:59 UTC

The following elections take place from October 2017 to December 2017:

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FESCo (Engineering)

  1. What is your background in engineering?
  2. Why do you want to be a member of FESCo?
  3. Describe some of the important technical issues you foresee affecting the Fedora community. What insight do you bring to these issues?
  4. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit FESCo if you are elected?
  5. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  6. Currently, how do you contribute to Fedora? How does that contribution benefit the community?
  7. What objectives or goals should FESCo focus on to help keep Fedora on the cutting edge of open source development?
  8. 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?
  9. Do you believe the Modularity objective is important to Fedora's success? Is there anything you wish to bring to the modularity efforts?
  10. The Linux ecosystem of today is not the ecosystem of five years ago. Do you think Fedora should innovate further or "steady the boat" with the existing initiatives in the project? Why?
  11. What are the areas of the distribution and our processes that, in your opinion, need improvement the most? Do you have any ideas how FESCo would be able to help in those "trouble spots"?

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 is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  4. What are your interests and experience outside of Fedora? What of those things will help you in this role?
  5. What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
  6. What should the Council do to help improve communication and openness across Fedora sub-projects, teams, and SIGs?
  7. What can the Council do to attract more packagers and other contributors? How should Fedora change in this regard?
  8. What can the Council do to attract more people to non-technical roles? Does Fedora need to adapt or improve in this regard?
  9. The Council has members involved in different areas of the project. What would you say your "area of expertise" is?
  10. What is your view of Free software/Open source software as a social movement? What else can the Fedora community do to aid society?

Mindshare

  1. What is your background in Fedora? What have you worked on and what are you doing now?
  2. What are three personal qualities that you feel would benefit Mindshare if you are elected?
  3. What is your strongest point as a candidate? What is your weakest point?
  4. What are your future plans? Is there anything you can consider a "Mission Statement" as a candidate?
  5. Is there a specific task or issue you think that Mindshare should address this term?
  6. Please elaborate on the personal "Why" which motivates you to be a candidate for Mindshare.
  7. What are your thoughts on the impact (as an individual and then as a Mindshare group) that the group will have?

History

Questions from previous elections can be found here: