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

Russell Davis rkdavis at burninghorse.com
Tue Jul 1 21:13:09 CDT 2003

+1 for the addition to jep-01 but pendulum arbitration or some other

bst rgrds

On Tue, 2003-07-01 at 18:29, 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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