[Members] Voting criteria

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon May 9 12:24:39 CDT 2005


On Mon, May 09, 2005 at 07:09:36PM +0200, Ulrich Staudinger wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre schrieb:
> 
> >This may sound strange coming from me, but JSF membership is essentially
> >meaningless. 
>
> i do not 100% agree with Peter.
> I personally see membership as a reward - a reward for enthusiasm, 
> courage and efforts that bring the jabber community forward. 
> Evangelizing Jabber, writing code, giving presentations, talking about 
> jabber are all activities which pay back to the community.

Yes, that part I agree with. But once you get that reward, not much more
is expected of you, because the JSF doesn't really do much other than
keep the standards process running. Everything else -- mailing lists,
websites, etc. -- is built around that.

> I would very much like to have more democratic decisions and activities 
> inside the JSF member group. Activities like the logo contest (just to 
> remember one) are fun and cool!

Well, it may have been fun for you, but it was a PITA to run. ;-)

/psa



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