[Members] Re: Certification (was Re: Voting criteria)

Nolan Eakins sneakin at semanticgap.com
Thu May 12 22:59:54 CDT 2005


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Hal Rottenberg wrote:

|> It's all well and good to talk about how to go about it, but I'm
|> more interested in why we think there won't be outcry about 'I
|> don't want to be forced to have to implement pubsub, I'm not
|> interested' or whatnot, like last time.
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| Only one way to find out...

To go ahead, setup the process, and do it? Or take a JDEV poll?

Personally if an implementor is not interested in supporting some JEP
then that's their choice. They'll just miss out on any perceived
benefits. Certification will also be a good thing. iChat is a prime
example of where certifications will make the big guys play fair.
Maybe they won't, but it'll give us some fodder if they don't.

I jotted down some ideas on how the certification process would work.
Defining that and what exactly it means to be certified for a specific
JEP is all that I see the JSF doing. I'll throw that up tomorrow (no
pun intended). Rachel's ideas of a board and a yearly baselines got
incorporated. Google gave me this if anyone wants to read:
http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/jdev/2004-June/018687.html

I believe that's the start of her thread last year.

- - Nolan
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