[Council] Welcome new council.

Matthew Wild matthew at prosody.im
Tue Oct 6 18:02:20 CDT 2009

2009/10/6 Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net>:
> 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:
>> > 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.

I don't think it's much to ask for a specification they want us to
spend time discussing and reviewing. That said I wouldn't be opposed
to just making it just something they are expected to do, rather than
something we actually require.


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