[Members] draft charter for Editorial Team

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Jan 15 16:29:07 UTC 2014


On 1/15/14 9:27 AM, Dave Cridland wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 4:21 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im
> <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>> wrote:
> 
>     On 1/15/14 3:20 AM, Dave Cridland wrote:
>     >
>     > On 14 Jan 2014 23:30, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at stpeter.im
>     <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>
>     > <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>>> wrote:
>     >>
>     >> Feedback is requested.
>     >>
>     >> ###
>     >>
>     >> Editorial Team
>     >>
>     >> Since 2001, the XMPP Extensions Editor has managed numerous details
>     >> of the XSF's Standards Process (see [1] and [2]) and has also
>     >> functioned as the responsible party for the XMPP Registrar (see [3]
>     >> and [4]). In order to improve the management of these processes,
>     >> this charter defines an XSF Work Team with the following goals:
>     >>
>     >
>     > I don't think it's in order to improve the management. For that
>     matter,
>     > it's not clear that the charter is the right place to give reasons for
>     > the initial team formation.
>     >
>     >> 1. Refine and continually improve team work processes for
>     management of
>     >> the XEP Editor and XMPP Registrar functions, consistent with XEP-0001
>     >> and XEP-0053.
>     >>
>     >
>     > I'd like some indication that XEP-0001 and XEP-0053 are not set in
>     > stone, and improvements to them can also be made.
> 
>     Naturally, neither XEP-0001 nor XEP-0053 is set in stone, because no XEP
>     is. However, in my opinion it's not the remit of the Editorial Team to
>     define policies, but to implement them.
> 
> 
> I agree it's not their job to define policy, but I'd imagine that they'd
> be well-placed to provide reasonable suggestions for improvement. But
> perhaps this doesn't belong in a charter.

Yes, they would be well-placed to provide feedback, but IMHO they would
do so as individuals and we'd have a public discussion of possible
changes on the standards@ list.

Peter

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