[Members] Fwd: [Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Form of Membership Applications
simon at buddycloud.com
Wed Mar 12 18:22:50 UTC 2014
+1 on natural persons
+1 on a form
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.
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