[Foundation] Criteria, Voting, Membership What does it mean?

Dave dave at dave.tj
Fri Mar 8 15:56:32 CST 2002


> * Must belong to at least 1 interested group
What do you mean by that, exactly?

Dave Cohen <dave at dave.tj>


Harold E. Gottschalk Jr. wrote:
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> 15 months has passed since I have been peering in on the Jabber World.  I
> have found jabbers momentum to be significantly stronger, 3 books, soon to
> be in print or already are.  JSF has been created during this  period of
> time and we admitted anyone standing around the jabber round table in.
> 
> JSF is a year old and we have  this vote to let  new people in, but why?
> What is required to be a member? Why should we let them participate, when it
> is not clear how I or others should participate.  What should be required of
> me to be part of this foundation? Missing 3 votes is a low expectation of
> participation for our members?  It may be adequate to discard the chaff, but
> I propose more than that as the expectation of a member.
> 
> I must take a page from "JFK" Ask not what JSF can do for you, but what can
> You do for JSF.  So lets think about that, I am a busy individual like the
> rest of you.  It is not always clear on how best to spend a few extra cycles
> on the JSF.  I would like to suggest that we increase the expectation of
> what it means to be a member.  If we formalize what it means and what is
> expected, then  we can review a candidate member in a more objective manner.
> 
> Some ideas on membership types and expectation of members.
> 
> * Two-types of members, Voting and non-voting.
> * Must belong to at least 1 interested group
> 
> This is not a long list, just a start, what are your feelings about this?
> 
> heg
> Harold E. Gottschalk Jr.
> JSF Member
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN class=3D032042601-08032002>15 =
> months has passed=20
> since I have been peering in on the Jabber World.&nbsp; I have found =
> jabbers=20
> momentum to be significantly stronger, 3 books, soon to be in print or =
> already=20
> are.&nbsp; JSF has been created during this&nbsp; period of time and we =
> admitted=20
> anyone standing around the jabber round table in.&nbsp; =
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN=20
> class=3D032042601-08032002></SPAN></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN class=3D032042601-08032002>JSF =
> is&nbsp;a year=20
> old and we have&nbsp; this vote to let&nbsp; new people in, but =
> why?&nbsp; What=20
> is required to be a member? Why should&nbsp;we let them participate, =
> when it is=20
> not clear how I or others should participate.&nbsp; What should be =
> required of=20
> me to be part of this foundation? Missing 3 votes is a low expectation =
> of=20
> participation for our members?&nbsp; It may be adequate to discard the =
> chaff,=20
> but I propose more than that as&nbsp;the expectation of a=20
> member.</SPAN></FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN=20
> class=3D032042601-08032002></SPAN></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN class=3D032042601-08032002>I must =
> take a page=20
> from "JFK" Ask not what JSF can do for you, but what can You do for =
> JSF.&nbsp;=20
> So lets think about that, I am a busy individual like the rest of =
> you.&nbsp; It=20
> is not always clear on how best to spend a few extra cycles on the =
> JSF.&nbsp; I=20
> would like to suggest that we increase the expectation of what it means =
> to be a=20
> member.&nbsp; If we formalize what it means and what is expected, =
> then&nbsp; we=20
> can review a candidate member in a more objective =
> manner.</SPAN></FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN=20
> class=3D032042601-08032002></SPAN></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN class=3D032042601-08032002>Some =
> ideas on=20
> membership types&nbsp;and expectation of members.</SPAN></FONT></DIV>
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN class=3D032042601-08032002>* =
> Two-types of=20
> members, Voting and non-voting.</SPAN></FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN class=3D032042601-08032002>* Must =
> belong to at=20
> least 1 interested group</SPAN></FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN=20
> class=3D032042601-08032002></SPAN></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2><SPAN class=3D032042601-08032002>This =
> is not a long=20
> list, just a start, what are your feelings about =
> this?</SPAN></FONT></DIV>
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>heg<BR>Harold E. Gottschalk =
> Jr.</FONT></DIV>
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