[Foundation] Re: [Council] Extension Proposals

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Oct 27 14:23:03 CST 2003

On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 01:08:08PM -0700, Ben Schumacher wrote:
> On Oct 27, 2003, at 6:28 AM, Justin Kirby wrote:
> >No there is nothing wrong. However, I think the post to the council 
> >list
> >was intended to be a filtering process to weed out the inactive 
> >members.
> >Also, if you want to join the discussion then please do so as indicated
> >in the original post.
> >
> >http://jabber.terrapin.com/h2o
> >
> >This issue is definitely going to be the source of a lot of flames, so
> >the chosen forum is appropriate.  If you want to participate in a civil
> >discussion then please join the council project.
> Why does this feel like more of the same back room plotting against the 
> JSF that seems to happen every couple months by members of an 
> organization who are supposed to be workin' together, towards the same 
> goal?

It was originally set up as a discussion among the Jabber Council. They
*are* supposed to be providing leadership, after all. :-) Sometimes that 
involves discussing things amongst themselves to try to reach consensus,
then bringing their conclusions to the community to see if it works for 
everyone. I would not characterize that as back-room plotting. Or at
least not always. ;-)


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