Peter Dempsey wrote:
> > However, I can't think of a good reason why the first official
> > language of the Irish Linux Users Groups should not be Irish
> maith ar u ta cin ab out?
> I don't understand why is it necessary to define an official language?
Nor do I.
Could people please remember that the current constitution was drawn up
to provide a framework within which ILUG could act as a legal entity
(specifically required by the feeling of some members that there should
be some accountability for the money we inherited from the IUUG which is
currently sitting in a bank account belonging to an individual is
uncomfortable with the fact that the money is in his account).
Specifically, I do not think that the adoption of this consitutition is
the place to try and change the purpose of the Irish Linux Users Group,
nor is it the place to start arguing about an "offical" language of the
group. And I would remind the Irish Speakers in the group that there
are a lot of foreign nationals currently working in Ireland who won't
even have a "cupla focal", and that some of them are on this list and
contribute on and off.
Lets just adopt a minimal, controversy free constitution, and worry
about the rest later,
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