[Foundation] membership accounting

Russell Davis rkdavis at burninghorse.com
Wed Jul 30 16:46:40 CDT 2003

actually if you read section 2.1 of the by-laws changes in employment
status do not count until the member comes up for reelection. so if some
applies and then changes to being employed by a company close to the 15%
limit is doesn't matter.


On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 17:17, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> As a result of the foregoing changes, the JSF now has 81 members.
> The company with the most members is Jabber Inc., which has 10 members
> (including Thomas Muldowney and me, who are paid by Jabber Inc. to work
> on the JSF, jabber.org, open source, and our standards efforts).
> Section 2.1 of the JSF Bylaws states that no more than 15% of the
> membership may be employed by any one company (i.e., no more than 12
> people at our current membership level); thus Jabber, Inc. does not
> exceed that threshold at this time. Further changes in the number of 
> members or in employment status may of course trigger invocation of the 
> rule from Section 2.1 of the Bylaws, and I will monitor that as usual.

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