'Richard Stallman's name has now been taken off the official web page
of the steering committee for GCC, reports IT Wire.
But they also note new changes this week in the management team of the
Free Software Foundation:
A statement from [FSF executive director John] Sullivan, deputy
director John Hsieh, and chief technology officer Ruben Rodriguez on
30 March said: "As members of FSF management, we have decided to
resign, with specific end dates to be determined. We believe in the
importance of the FSF's mission and feel a new team will be better
placed to implement recent changes in governance..." The resignations
come in the wake of FSF founder Richard Stallman announcing on 19
March, during the organisation's annual LibrePlanet conference this
year that he was rejoining the board.
"Some of our colleagues in the FSF have decided to resign," reads an
official response from the FSF. "We are grateful for the good work
they have done for so long, and we will miss them. We regret losing
them; we regret the situation that has motivated them to leave."
Another FSF board member also resigned last week.
Meanwhile, Ars Technica reports the FSF has created a new seat on the
board to be filled by someone from FSF union staff, with acting FSF
President Geoffrey Knauth calling it "an important step in the FSF's
effort to recognize and support new leadership, to connect that
leadership to the community, to improve transparency and
accountability, and to build trust. There is still considerable work
to be done, and that work will continue."
Ars Technica adds:
The elephant in the room that the FSF's remaining board members seem
determined to ignore is the continued presence of Stallman himself —
who, along with the rest of the FSF board, will soon need to undergo
its new "transparent, formal process for identifying [members] who are
wise, capable, and committed to the FSF's mission." '
-- source: https://news.slashdot.org/story/21/04/03/0048216
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