[Chicago] Brian Ray PSF Nomination

sheila miguez shekay at pobox.com
Mon Jul 6 15:10:13 CEST 2015

Thanks, it is a good idea to foster respectful communication.

I checked, and I cannot nominate people since I am not currently a Fellow.
Carl is, but I've noticed that a lot of the people we work with on python
things are already Fellows.

On Sun, Jul 5, 2015 at 4:02 PM, Don Sheu <dinaldo at gmail.com> wrote:

> I apologize for the tone of my email Sheila. As I state in my nomination
> that mistakes are mine alone. I wasn't present for the early days of ChiPy.
> You were.
> I interpreted your email incorrectly as a diminution of Brian's
> contributions. I do encourage you to put forth with the PSF nominations of
> others responsible for launching ChiPy. I think it's one of the most
> important user groups in the world not just for Python but for open source
> in general.
> My comments didn't add to the efforts of the group or to foster respectful
> and encouraging communication, and I apologize. Warmest wishes Sheila, Don
> On Sat, Jul 4, 2015 at 11:30 AM, sheila miguez <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:
>> I was not being sarcastic and did not intend to provoke you. I don't like
>> when people (usually women and minorities, but not in this case) get erased
>> from founding stories and I was unhappy to see you do this in your
>> nomination.
>> I know how much work it takes to make things happen. I know if the board
>> of my hackerspace stepped down things that need to get done wouldn't until
>> more people stepped up. And I know how hard it is to get people to run for
>> boards.
>> Brian's work is not invisible to me.
>> I apologize for bringing this up in your thread.
>> --
>> shekay at pobox.com
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