[Foundation] JSF Resignation

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Oct 9 16:59:27 CDT 2003


I'm sorry you felt it necessary to resign. I've removed you from the
relevant mailing lists, so if you'd like to continue your conversation
with JSF members or members of the XMPP.ORG team, you'll need to do so 
off the lists.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 05:19:54PM -0400, Matt Tucker wrote:
> Hey all,
> As an xmpp.org team member, I've considered the recent board decision to 
> change the xmpp.org charter carefully. Unfortunately, I think it's no 
> longer possible for us to accomplish what I had hoped for the site. 
> Specifically, to create:
>  * a place to promote the protocol that isn't commercially encumbered 
> by the "Jabber" brand.
>  * a place that can have a more balanced approach between commerical 
> and open source interests.
>  * a place to develop XMPP extensions that are not of interest to 
> jabber.org.
> Therefore, I'm resigning from the xmpp.org team. I'm also disheartened 
> by the general direction of the JSF and the continued rigid attitudes 
> towards change. I had thought that the fairly close name change proposal 
> vote would serve as a basis for some amount of reform, but that appears 
> to not be the case. Unfortunately, that means I'm also resigning my JSF 
> membership. Of course, I'll still play an active role in developing and 
> promoting XMPP, but it will have to be through a different medium than 
> the JSF.
> Best Regards,
> Matt
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