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    Phoronix: AMD Gets A Seat With The X.Org Foundation

    While concerns have been raised about the state of the X.Org Foundation, the 2010 elections have ended and were not extended though it was requested by some X.Org members. The new X.Org Foundation board members include Alex Deucher, Keith Packard, Matthieu Herrb, Matthias Hopf, and Eric Anholt...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODAwNA

  • #2
    I guess that this is probably good to have agd5f there. Still I hope he won't be too distracted from driver hacking there.
    Stop TCPA, stupid software patents and corrupt politicians!

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    • #3
      Good news.

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      • #4
        It's probably worth mentioning that the elections are about individuals, not companies. The rule about limiting organizational concentration is more of a "just in case" rule AFAIK, not an indication that corporate affiliation normally makes a difference.

        Anyways, thanks to all who participated, whether elected or not.

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        • #5
          Does alex work for AMD? For some reason I was thinking he worked for Red Hat.

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          • #6
            Yeah. Meaybe he should write it in his signature. agd5f=AMD.
            Arlied = RH. iirc
            Stop TCPA, stupid software patents and corrupt politicians!

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            • #7
              The candidate list for the 2010 election included affiliation information :

              http://www.x.org/wiki/BoardOfDirectors/Elections/2010

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