[Members] context

Adam Nemeth aadaam at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 14:16:46 CDT 2009


http://archive.fosdem.org/2007/schedule/images/speaker-22-128x128.jpg
http://www.it.com.cn/f/news/0710/29/google-hires-vint-cerf-the-founding-father-of-the-internet-2.jpg

No hair, beard given, author of a famous internet protocol... perfect
candidate :)

Good Luck - but what will happen in case (not that I'd see any chance for it
to happen, but) you won't be elected? :) We know you wanted to have a bit of
generation change in the XSF since years anyway... :)
On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 6:51 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>wrote:

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> My recent actions (e.g., not standing for the XMPP Council elections)
> seem to have confused some people, so I want to provide some context.
>
> I have been nominated to serve for two years on the Internet Engineering
> Steering Group (IESG), which is the core technical committee at the
> IETF. Even though there is no guarantee that I will be selected by the
> IETF's Nominating Committee, it is quite possible that I will end up
> serving on the IESG from March 2010 through March 2012. The IESG role
> would take probably 50-70% of my time, so I would have less time for XSF
> activities (which have been pretty much a full-time job for me since
> 2002). In the interest of planning ahead, I am actively encouraging
> other XSF members to serve on the XMPP Council, assist with XEP Editor
> duties and XMPP Registrar functions and infrastructure tasks, plan XMPP
> Summit meetings, maintain existing XEPs, write new XEPs, etc. I will
> post in the near future about how you can get involved with some of
> these activities, and I want to stress that I will still be doing a lot
> of work on XMPP even if I am selected to serve on the IESG, but I wanted
> to provide a bit of context so that no one goes into a panic. ;-)
>
> Thanks,
>
> Peter
>
> - --
> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/
>
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