[Members] draft charter for Editorial Team
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  and ) and has also
> >> functioned as the responsible party for the XMPP Registrar (see 
> >> and ). 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
> > 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.
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