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

Dave dave at dave.tj
Fri Mar 8 16:26:21 CST 2002


...but I thought we were going to disband almost all the JIGs???

 - Dave


Julian Missig wrote:
> 
> I think he's talking about Jabber Interest Groups. He wants each member
> to belong to at least one JIG. Which is pretty reasonable... if you want
> to be a foundation member, you have to have some interest area you can
> contribute to :)
> 
> Julian
> 
> On Fri, 2002-03-08 at 16:56, Dave wrote:
> > > * 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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