[standards-jig] JANA pt. 2
rkdavis at burninghorse.com
Sun Aug 4 06:54:33 UTC 2002
Mike Lin wrote:
>I'm not sure I quite understand the motivation for a separation of powers
>between the JSF and "JANA", especially at this (very early) stage, when
>we're sort of struggling to keep the JSF together. Would you care to
>elaborate on why you feel it's needed?
well i had promised myself that my previous post would be my last on the
subject of JANA for a while however i realised that I didn't really
answer Mike Lin's question properly.
First of all I don't think we are struggling to keep JSF together
(although I am currently an outsider looking in). Yes there does seem to
be a few hurt feelings on both sides of the current misunderstandings
and i've been the undialiberate partial cause of a few i'm sure but we
are all adults and we should have thicker skins. We need to all
"sitdown" discuss our problems in a sensible, civilised and unemotional
manner, accept whats done as it can't be changed but agree to work
together better in future and just get on with the job at hand.
My motivation for seperating JSF and JANA is that I believe two
organisations "flying the jabber colours" are better than one and that
JSF and JANA have two completly different functions. One is to aid in
the development and promotion of the use of jabber whilst the other is a
purely administrative body thats only current purpose is to keep thinks
in check and tidy so that everything approved by the JSF with regard to
the protocol and extensions will work together. JANA's mandate might
also be expanded over time to encompass many other things although at
the moment I can not think of any suitable examples.
I think that this post and my previous one should answer Mike Lin's
question but if anyone has other questions or comments I welcome them.
jid: ukscone at jabber.org
email: scone at burninghorse.com
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