[Council] Welcome new council.

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue Oct 6 17:47:37 CDT 2009


On Tue Oct  6 22:33:51 2009, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
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> On 10/6/09 3:00 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
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> > I'd like to propose a handful of policies, such as requesting  
> that at
> > least one author of a protoXEP is present when we're meant to be
> > discussing it.
> 
> Good idea.
> 
> 
Well, yes, it was yours, I think. :-)


> I also suggest that a XEP author shall formally request a Last Call
> regarding an Experimental XEP by showing up in a Council meeting and
> bringing up the possibility of a Last Call during the "Any Other
> Business" portion of the meeting. The Council would then formally  
> vote
> on issuing the Last Call at the *next* meeting of the Council. This
> requires the XEP author to show up in two Council meetings, thus
> indicating a seriousness of purpose regarding advancement of a spec  
> from
> Experimental to Draft.

I'm not sure quite so much is needed, but having them around while we  
consider the Last Call would be useful.

But I worry that if we go too far with petitions and process, we risk  
wallowing in self-importance.

Dave.
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