[Foundation] Re: [Marketing-JIG] JSF vision

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri Oct 3 02:44:57 CDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 05:39:06PM -0400, Matt Tucker wrote:
> Peter,
> I agree with the statement you created -- it seems like the right 
> "vision" for what the JSF does. However, I do find it funny/ironic that 
> the new statement is what a lot of people were arguing *against* during 
> the name change proposal. Many members were specifically angry that we 
> were proposing that the JSF should be a protocol-focused organization 
> (even more than they objected to getting rid of the Jabber name).
> If you compare the new JSF about page to the old one, it's definitely a 
> switch to a protocol-centric organization from the mixed 
> community/protocol organization that it was before. I think this 
> accurately reflects what the JSF actually does, though, so it makes 
> sense to me. I also think the majority of the membership would agree 
> with this direction.

Yes. And it is ironic that your remark is made on the Marketing mailinglist.
I'm still convinced that promoting Jabber is also a task of the JSF and I
would like to see that refelected more explicitly in the 'vision'.


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