[Foundation] "Jabber" name again

Harold E. Gottschalk Jr. heg at imissary.com
Thu Oct 16 14:53:56 CDT 2003


Yes, in most part you are correct except it required Jabber be removed
absolutly before a better name could be proposed. 


heg

> -----Original Message-----
> From: members-admin at jabber.org 
> [mailto:members-admin at jabber.org] On Behalf Of Matthew A. Miller
> Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 10:27 AM
> To: members at jabber.org
> Subject: Re: [Foundation] "Jabber" name again
> 
> 
> Mr Gottschalk,
> 
> I regret to inform you that you are mistaken. The vote *was* 
> to remove 
> "Jabber" from the name, and select a new one. As the 
> proposal[1] clearly 
> states:
> 
> Changing the name of the JSF and its branding of protocol extensions 
> would involve two
> steps:
> 1. During a special membership meeting on July 23, 2003 the 
> JSF will hold a referendum to remove the term "Jabber" from 
> the name of the JSF and from official names of protocols that 
> the JSF creates for compliance purposes 
> (e.g.
> "Jabber IM 1.0 Basic").
> 2. If the referendum passes, a working group (JSF Name Team) will be 
> formed to
> create a plan for changing the JSF's name, evaluate the costs 
> and issues associated with the name change, and come up with 
> a list of alternate 
> names for
> the membership to vote on. The Name Team would have a limited 
> charter from July 24, 2003 until September 30, 2003. It's 
> expected that a vote on a 
> new name
> would take place in October, 2003 based on the group's 
> recommendations. The JSF Board will appoint the Name Team 
> leader. It is important to note that this proposal does not 
> suggest what the new 
> name for the JSF
> is beyond removing "Jabber" from the name. Selecting a new 
> name will be 
> the task of the
> JSF Name Team.
> 
> 
> - LW
> 
> [1]http://www.jabber.org/members/jsf-name-proposal.pdf
> 
> Harold E. Gottschalk Jr. wrote:
> 
> >  
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: members-admin at jabber.org
> >>[mailto:members-admin at jabber.org] On Behalf Of Ben Schumacher
> >>Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 9:07 AM
> >>To: members at jabber.org
> >>Subject: Re: [Foundation] "Jabber" name again
> >>    
> >>
> > 
> >  
> >
> >>leaving the community and starting their own, but understand
> >>that the majority in the community voted to keep the name.
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >We voted on not changing the name to XMPP NOT a vote to keep 
> Jabber as 
> >the name!  If the proposal had been investigate a name 
> change and find 
> >a new name, I belive that would have past. IMO.
> >
> >heg
> >
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