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

Justin Karneges justin-jdev at affinix.com
Tue Jul 1 18:31:40 CDT 2003


However, can we get an exception for the current FT debate so we don't have to 
wait until August?


On Tuesday 01 July 2003 03:29 pm, 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.

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