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06 May 2008 @ 08:24 am
Nominating Myself  
While I don't think I have much of a chance at this I am going to throw my hat into the nomination ring here. I have been a member of LJ since Early 2002, but that has little to do with why I think I would be a good fit to the board.

The main reason I want to be on the board is so I can have a voice for all of the sites that use the livejournal GPL source code to run their own sites. Right now we don't have much of a voice nor do we have any input into the direction the code has taken.

I run what is now the largest and busiest site that runs the LiveJournal codebase, InsaneJournal.com. I have been using the code longer than I have had this journal. InsaneJournal has been open since October, 2001. I have also help support a number of other LJ "Clones" with various issues they have had.

Since LiveJournal was founded on the base of Open Source Software, and since the code is licensed under the GPL, I really think that all sites that run this code truly do need a voice and I personally think that I am the voice they need.

Edit:
It appears that I already have the 100 comments necessary for nomination, but please keep commenting your support (only once per user please). That way even if I don't with the general electtion, at least LJ will see that it's users also want support for sites outside of LJ that use it's codebase. And that the FOSS (Free Open Source Software) movement is still alive and well!




 
 
 
Merlin Missymtgat on May 6th, 2008 04:20 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
pinkfrictionpinkfriction on May 6th, 2008 04:23 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination
EKilyat on May 6th, 2008 04:26 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Call no man foe, but never love a stranger.prylliepwns on May 6th, 2008 04:31 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
The person who: Avoiding realitydancesontrains on May 6th, 2008 04:35 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Keeper of the Cocks: Voyeurtorino10154 on May 6th, 2008 04:37 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Lady B: FTW!ladybelz on May 6th, 2008 04:42 pm (UTC)
I 100% wholeheartedly support this nomination!
Branchbranchandroot on May 6th, 2008 04:43 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
wyldreamerwyldreamer on May 6th, 2008 04:47 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Cat Graycat_irix on May 6th, 2008 04:49 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
drachenminadrachenmina on May 6th, 2008 04:50 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Hating you makes me all warm inside.: perfect icon at IJhappier_bunny on May 6th, 2008 04:53 pm (UTC)
I support squeaky19's nomination.
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rin tohsaka: Kula ♦ Candy Girlmagus on May 6th, 2008 04:55 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination. Thank you squeaky.

Blooming in the darkknitmeapony on May 6th, 2008 04:56 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Andyrileysaplank on May 6th, 2008 04:56 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
WyldRavenwyldraven on May 6th, 2008 04:57 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Jacqueline (Jax): OHF: Phoenix and Tuckeronehorsefarms on May 6th, 2008 04:58 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Runnin' down a dreamkajivar on May 6th, 2008 04:59 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Prowler-Wolf: Pink cup and booksthe_shy_wolf on May 6th, 2008 05:00 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination, very very much
McKayscribbulus_ink on May 6th, 2008 05:00 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
call me trystryslora on May 6th, 2008 05:01 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Clo: Maneki Neko - Year of the Cowclo on May 6th, 2008 05:02 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Queen Midalah of Nebulaqueenmidalah on May 6th, 2008 05:02 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.
Leaving LJtarma on May 6th, 2008 05:03 pm (UTC)
I support this nomination.