[Foundation] Council Vote Update

Iain Shigeoka iainshigeoka at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 20 14:45:43 CDT 2001


At 02:30 PM 6/20/2001 -0500, you wrote:

>Seems to me if you're an involved member, you would have seen the link 
>posted to here or JDEV (I noticed them both).

Yes.  I saw them both as well.

>If you're not active on either list, I'm not sure how you could be aware 
>enough of the Jabber project to be an active member.

That may be true.  In my case, I'm a dialup slob so I grab by emails and 
browse them offline.  I accumulate links I'd like to look at, then when I 
pop back online, I send emails and browse the links.  Unfortunately, the 
process is error prone as my "link list" is mostly a memorization 
exercise...  So sometimes things like the vote slip.

I will also admit that I want to be a member of the foundation to do work 
in specific areas (standards and JAM).  I have _very_ little interest in 
the administration of the foundation so these types of issues are not high 
on my priority list.  Does this make me a poor Foundation member?  Would 
people like me be better off not being members and instead only 
participants in relevant JIG's?  Would our voice be heard just as well?

>Although, a link on the main page of the foundation site would help for 
>someone who "accidentally" deleted the emails :)

Plus, it does seem to indicate how important something is to the 
organization... My opinion at least.  If I don't see it on the main page, I 
assume its not that important or urgent.

-iain


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