[Foundation] Call for Arbitration addition to the by-laws

Dave Smith dizzyd at jabber.org
Tue Jul 1 18:06:09 CDT 2003

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On Tuesday, Jul 1, 2003, at 16:29 America/Denver, Ryan Eatmon wrote:

> In light of the current file transfer debate and request to the 
> Council for assitance, I would like to propose the following by-law 
> addition to clarify the Council's role.  This proposal requires 5% of 
> the JSF to second it so that it can be voted on during the upcoming 
> JSF Membership meeting in August.
> Call for Arbitration
> The Council, as an official body, shall have no sway over the 
> direction of Jabber Enhancement Proposals (JEPs) until they are 
> brought before the Council for a vote UNLESS a Call for Arbitration is 
> made.  Any member of the Foundation can, at any time, call for the 
> Council to arbitrate a dispute amongst JEP authors over the direction 
> that a single JEP, or a group of JEPs, should take.  The call must be 
> seconded by at least 5% of the full membership of the JSF and at least 
> one of the authors of the disputed JEPs within 10 days of the call.  
> The Council then has one week to review the situation and produce a 
> ruling.  The ruling shall be binding to all of the parties involved.
> -- 
> Ryan Eatmon                   reatmon at jabber.org 
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