[Foundation] change to JEP proposal process

Ed Coughlin ecoughlin at gollaborate.com
Thu Nov 21 13:04:00 CST 2002


Looks like you got 4 already :).  But I'll be happy to tilt the scales...+1.

Ed
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vapor" <vapor at 66oc.org>
To: <members at jabber.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 10:37 AM
Subject: Re: [Foundation] change to JEP proposal process


> +1
> Jared Cluff
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at jabber.org>
> To: <members at jabber.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 6:28 PM
> Subject: [Foundation] change to JEP proposal process
>
>
> > Until now, JEPs have gone to Last Call solely at the discretion of the
JEP
> > Editor (c'est moi). Last Call is the last chance for the Jabber
community
> > to substantially comment on a JEP before it is proposed to the Jabber
> > Council for consideration as a Draft protocol. Because advancement from
> > Experimental to Draft is a major step, the new version of JEP-0001
> > approved by both the JSF Board and the Jabber Council requires that a
JSF
> > member must propose a motion for issuing the Last Call, and 5% of the
> > membership must second the motion. Right now this means only 4 people
must
> > second the motion, but it does provide a way to gauge the interest in a
> > protocol among the community. I would like to set the following ground
> > rules (these are not specified in JEP #1 right now but could be added):
> >
> > 1. The JEP author (or co-authors) may not be the one to propose the Last
> > Call -- you have to convince someone else that the JEP is ready. (I'm
> > agnostic on whether to exclude the JEP Editor here as well.)
> >
> > 2. The JEP author (or co-authors) may not second the motion for a Last
> > Call.
> >
> > 3. Members of the Jabber Council may propose or second a motion for Last
> > Call (unless forbidden by rules 1 and 2).
> >
> > Sound good? This will apply to all future JEPs.
> >
> > Your thoughts welcome. The relevant text is Section 6 of JEP-0001:
> >
> > http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0001.html#sect-id2592710
> >
> > Peter
> >
> > --
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> >
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