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Re: ISSUE-133 - TAG role / makeup

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:34:43 +0300
To: Peter Linss <peter.linss@hp.com>
Cc: Revising W3C Process Community Group <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-Id: <23031425980083@webcorp02g.yandex-team.ru>
10.03.2015, 09:42, "Peter Linss" <peter.linss@hp.com>:
> 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 = 13… so, TimBL, 3 nominated, 8 elected? or 13 members?

Yep :S I ended up thinking 13 members. If not writing it.

> 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?

That's an explicit case I want to prohibit.

> (and I presume the member _would_ be able to nominate another employee(s) for the election where the current member’s term is expiring.)

Yep.

>>  - 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 I’m in favor of these changes.
>
> Peter

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