[Members] getting active

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Thu Aug 17 05:00:17 CDT 2006

On 16 Aug 2006, at 21:02, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Traditionally, JSF members haven't done much (in fact their only
> responsibilities are to vote once in a while). I hope to change that.
> While thinking about it after today's member meeting, I realized that
> ideally the relationship between JSF members and the Board of  
> Directors
> would be something like the relationship between the Standards JIG and
> the Jabber Council.
> I think we can establish a similar relationship between the membership
> and the Board -- i.e., most of the organizational and "business"
> discussion would happen on the members list whereas the Board would
> mostly ratify initiatives that bubble up from the membership.

I think this has two benefits; it makes JSF membership less  
arbitrary, and brings a greater overview of what the board do to the  


Kevin Smith
Psi Jabber client developer/project leader (http://psi-im.org/)
Postgraduate Research Student, Computer Science, University Of Exeter

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