[Foundation] Reset: Back to business

Ivan R. Judson judson at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Mar 13 13:54:37 CST 2002

Fwiw, personal experience leads me to believe 6 months is just not that long
in almost any legal process (and especially not if your talking about IP
related issues).

Perhaps the frustration is more from a lack of either (a) status reports on
the process or (b) not seeing and/or reading existant status reports.

Just a thought, perhaps someone could validate or refute?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: members-admin at jabber.org [mailto:members-admin at jabber.org]On
> Behalf Of Jeremie
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 1:40 PM
> To: members at jabber.org
> Subject: Re: [Foundation] Reset: Back to business
> > I strongly disagree.  As I understood it, the entire point of
> the JSF and
> > council was that they would handle a lot of the administrative
> and legal BS
> > so that the Jabber could concentrate on the business and
> technical aspects
> > of evolving Jabber.
> You're mixing and confusing too many things here.  The point of the
> _Board_ is to handle administrative and legal BS.  The _Council_ was only
> to approve JEPs/JIGs.
> > It has been the responsibility of the JSF (Board and Council)
> for at least
> > the past 6 months if not longer, to handle the administrative and legal
> > issues for expediting matters so that we could move forward.
> The board and
> > council have done nothing in this direction.
> Again, please don't mix Board and Council together, they are completly
> different things for different purposes.
> The Council has done everything it was given to do, the full archives are
> publically available http://mailman.jabber.org/pipermail/council/ for
> review, and in light of recent discussion/confusion on it's role, it will
> be meeting this week to better define and guide that role of approving
> JEPs.
> It is due time that the Board have another meeting though, and depending
> on the outcome of my last message w.r.t. the trademark, there may even be
> some decisions to discuss.  As of yet, I haven't seen anyone directly ask
> the Board to make a decision on any administrative/legal issue.
> Jer
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