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Re: [VOTE CLOSING TODAY] VC HTTP API Renaming Poll

From: Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 10:28:06 -0400
Message-ID: <CAGJKSNSOTaHMiDYM67tY3u1Rcgr0ZpxxyHojEB0a2v4ifOELkw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web)" <mwherman@parallelspace.net>
Cc: Snorre Lothar von Gohren Edwin <snorre@diwala.io>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "public-credentials@w3.org" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Acknowledged from my side.  I trust the editors of the VC-HTTP-API spec
will acknowledge and address this objection at the next meeting of that
work item group.

Mike Prorock
CTO, Founder
https://mesur.io/



On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 10:21 AM Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web) <
mwherman@parallelspace.net> wrote:

> RE: Does it qualify as a Principled Objection to say the poll shouldn't
> have closed on East Coast time but should have remained open for the rest
> of us in the Mountain and Pacific time zones?  ...also Hawaii and Alaska
>
>
>
> I first sought to get clarification on the policy used to end the survey
> (which I believe is/was an appropriate thing to do). However, I did not,
> because of a lack of clarity, suggest a resolution.  Let me fix this…
>
>
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> [PRINCIPLED OBJECTION] I object to the VC HTTP API Renaming Poll being
> closed based on Eastern time. I believe it should have remained open
> (regardless of prior notice) for the rest of us in the Mountain and Pacific
> time zones?  ...also Hawaii and Alaska timezones. I propose the poll be
> reopened until midnight Hawaii time on Sunday August 22, 2021 … another few
> days.
>
>
>
> Michael
>
>
>
> *From:* Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io>
> *Sent:* August 20, 2021 8:11 AM
> *To:* Snorre Lothar von Gohren Edwin <snorre@diwala.io>
> *Cc:* Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web) <mwherman@parallelspace.net>;
> Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>; public-credentials@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: [VOTE CLOSING TODAY] VC HTTP API Renaming Poll
>
>
>
> Jumping in due to the process question, and due to the discussion on the
> other thread.
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> In this case the Poll page itself, as well as the preview of the poll that
> was released a week or so ahead of the poll, was very clear on the time
> zone of the poll.  It would have been better if the mailing list
> announcement had specified a timezone explicitly, however it appears to me
> that plenty of time was given, and that information was clearly
> communicated, though there could have been improvements in this
> communication.  I would note from:
> https://www.w3.org/2020/Process-20200915/#WGArchiveMinorityViews
>
> "An individual who registers a Formal Objection should cite technical
> arguments and propose changes that would remove the Formal Objection...
> Formal Objections that do not provide substantive arguments or rationale
> are unlikely to receive serious consideration by the Director."
>
>
>
> This is an item up to the editors.  If they seem some lack of
> participation or major confusion from the community at large where a large
> number of votes were missed, etc.  I am positive that they would address
> appropriately.
>
>
> Mike Prorock
>
> CTO, Founder
>
> https://mesur.io/
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> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM Snorre Lothar von Gohren Edwin <
> snorre@diwala.io> wrote:
>
> Or one could have voted many days ago when things were open. It does not
> matter an hour + and -.
>
> If you start digging into that bees nest you need to think about what part
> of the world have added the most votes.
>
> If it is Europe, it should have closed Europe time.
>
> ᐧ
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> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 3:56 PM Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web) <
> mwherman@parallelspace.net> wrote:
>
> Does it qualify as a Principled Objection to say the poll shouldn't have
> closed on East Coast time but should have remained open for the rest of us
> in the Mountain and Pacific time zones?  ...also Hawaii and Alaska
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> Sent: August 20, 2021 7:43 AM
> To: public-credentials@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [VOTE CLOSING TODAY] VC HTTP API Renaming Poll
>
> On 8/20/21 1:27 AM, Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web) wrote:
> > Hi, it's 11:26 and it appears the poll has already been closed?
>
> It looks like the poll is run in EDT:
>
> > Start date: 12 Aug 2021 at 00:01 EDT
> > Stop date: 19 Aug 2021 at 23:59 EDT
>
> The poll opening and closing was automated and the poll software doesn't
> allow me to re-open a poll after the official close time.
>
> -- manu
>
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