1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

This Year's X.Org Unexciting Elections Are Over

X.Org

Published on 20 March 2014 08:20 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
Comment On This Article

This year's X.Org Foundation Board of Director elections are over. The results are as you can guess with having four nominees for four seats.

The X.Org Board of Director elections aren't generally hotly contested and generally there are just enough nominees for the seats that are opening to serve on the foundation that stewards not only the X.Org Server but also Mesa, Wayland, and other open-source graphics components. This year there were four nominations for four seats. The four nominees that are now all board members now that voting has completed, included Alex Deucher, Matt Dew, Egbert Eich, and Keith Packard.

In some years of X.Org BoD voting there's been close to not meeting the 25% quorum needed to validate the elections. Fortunately, that was met this year.

Embedded below are the election results that were sent a short time ago to the X.Org Foundation members' mailing list:
Dear community members,

On behalf of the 2014 election committee I have the pleasure of declaring the board of directors election closed and of presenting the final voting scores.

Given that we had four candidates for four slots, it's no wonder all candidates were elected

Alex Deucher -> Score 104
Egbert Eich -> Score 96
Keith Packard -> Score 75
Matt Dew -> Score 70

All in all we had 37 voters, at a total membership count of 83 that is very easy within the 25% we need to declare the election valid. Thanks to everybody who voted, your commitment is greatly appreciated!

Thanks again to Matthias Hopf for his time in the board of directors while we would also like to welcome again Egbert Eich to the board (he served from 2006 to 2008)!

Cheers to our new (partly old) board members!

Martin

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Even With Re-Clocking, Nouveau Remains Behind NVIDIA's Proprietary Linux Driver
  2. The Power Consumption & Efficiency Of Open-Source GPU Drivers
  3. AMD R600g/RadeonSI Performance On Linux 3.16 With Mesa 10.3-devel
  4. Intel Pentium G3258 On Linux
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD Catalyst 14.6 Does Slightly Better With APITest OpenGL Tests
  2. Updated Source Engine Benchmarks On The Latest AMD/NVIDIA Linux Drivers
  3. Nouveau vs. Radeon vs. Intel Tests On Linux 3.16, Mesa 10.3-devel
  4. KVM Benchmarks On Ubuntu 14.10
Latest Linux News
  1. Builder: A New Development IDE Being Built For GNOME
  2. GDB 7.8 Betters Python Scripting, Adds Guile Support
  3. GNOME's GTK+ Is Still Striving For A Scene Graph, Canvas API
  4. Unreal Tournament Looks Great For Team Deathmatch
  5. LibreOffice 4.3 Released With Many Exciting Changes
  6. GNOME/GTK On Wayland Gains Focus At GUADEC
  7. GNOME Stakeholders Take Issue With Groupon Over their Gnome
  8. GStreamer VA-API Plug-In Update Adds New Features
  9. Qt 5.4 Going Into Feature Freeze Next Week With Exciting Changes
  10. OpenSUSE Factory Turns Into Rolling Release Distribution
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Open-source drivers on ATI R7 260X
  2. Grand Theft Auto Running On Direct3D Natively On Linux Shows Gallium3D Potential
  3. AMD Athlon 5350 APU On Linux
  4. Debian + radeonsi
  5. Linus Torvalds On GCC 4.9: Pure & Utter Crap
  6. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  7. List of Linux friendly Kickstarter projects
  8. Porting Mesa to the Playstation 2