[Members] Fwd: [Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Form of Membership Applications

Simon Tennant simon at buddycloud.com
Wed Mar 12 18:22:50 UTC 2014


+1 on natural persons
+1 on a form

S.


On 12 March 2014 18:31, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:

> On 2/26/14, 12:49 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
>
>> This is relevant to all members.
>>
>> Like all new submissions, it's purely a personal proposal at this stage,
>> and so has no force whatsoever.
>>
>> If and when nobody on the Board objects to it, it'll then become
>> Experimental - again, like all new XEPs - which means it still has no
>> force, but we (the members) will own it, and be be actively working to
>> get it into a shape where the Board can Approve it, making it Active.
>>
>> Once Active, it *will* have force, and its title is a reference to a
>> passage in the by laws which discusses membership applications.
>>
>> Therefore, please read and discuss.
>>
>
> Sorry about the delayed reply.
>
> I think it would be helpful for us to provide a form of membership
> application since that is mentioned in the bylaws:
>
> "to be eligible for membership, a person, corporation, organization, or
> other entity must complete a written membership application in such form as
> shall be adopted by the Board of Directors from time to time."
>
> -- http://xmpp.org/about-xmpp/xsf/xsf-bylaws/
>
> I was surprised to see (or remember) that the bylaws allow membership by
> entities other than natural persons. I will propose separately that we
> modify the bylaws to allow only natural persons to be members. This will
> simplify the Form of Membership Application a bit.
>
> Peter
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