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Re: ISSUE-133 - TAG role / makeup

From: Peter Linss <peter.linss@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2015 23:41:52 -0700
Cc: Revising W3C Process Community Group <public-w3process@w3.org>
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To: chaals@yandex-team.ru

On Mar 9, 2015, at 10:57 PM, chaals@yandex-team.ru wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> <https://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/133>
> 
> We have made a change to this in the draft Process 2015, loosening the constraint for people who are hired by a company that already has a member.
> 
> I propose a rather more substantial set of changes:
> 
> - TAG has 12 members, including TimBL, 3 nominated by the Director, 9 elected by the membership.

Interesting, but TimBL + 3 + 9 = 13Ö so, TimBL, 3 nominated, 8 elected? or 13 members? 

Although this change would spoil a meme: http://w3cmemes.tumblr.com/post/92563302887/fwiw-w3cmemes-likes-the-number-9

> - The chair(s) must be chosen from among TAG members, by the Director.
> - The TAG are elected by "Schulze-STV" (rather than the current system), 4 or 5 per year like the AB.
> - Any number of employees of a member can be nominated, however only the one who is most preferred can take a seat. The others will be eliminated with the seats going to the next-most preferred candidate(s).
> - A W3C member who employs a member of the TAG *must not* nominate another person for election.

What about a W3C member employing a member of the TAG nominating another person who is not an employee of that Member? (and I presume the member _would_ be able to nominate another employee(s) for the election where the current memberís term is expiring.)

> - TAG members participate as representatives of their employer, for Patent Policy purposes. The Process already says this, but the current TAG charter which cannot override Process gives a different impression - this is affirming that the charter should be changed.

Other than the above Iím in favor of these changes.

Peter

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