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Re: Chair for Web Payments CG

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:23:52 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKbsW1nw+vgrDVaVwd5AthC2Q2E23E1VFA=yg+Wp-uBZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Miller <amiller@cs.ucf.edu>
Cc: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
On 21 March 2012 19:27, Andrew Miller <amiller@cs.ucf.edu> wrote:

> I haven't posted here yet, but I have been listening intently. I second
> the nomination of Manu, who has been effectively performing all the duties
> of a chair for the entire duration of this community.
normally in a small group it's about who is prepared to put in the effort

+1 to manu who has been doing a great job, I'd like to take this
opportunity to say a 'huge' thank you for all the effort put in ... it's
probably the community group with the best organization

+1 if anyone else wants to share the responsibility ...

> On Mar 21, 2012 1:23 PM, "David Nicol" <davidnicol@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>wrote:
>> 4. We could oppose the W3C requirement for picking a Chair because we
>>>   don't think it applies to this group and lobby them to create a
>>>   "Facilitator" position instead.
>> Option #4 would be silly and ultimately empty.
>> As one of the founders and continuing participant in "Fantasy Rules
>> Committee," the world's longest-running play-by-e-mail Nomic-like game, I
>> have experience with practical parlimentary procedure in the realm of
>> mailing list governance. With the authority inherent in that verifiable
>> credential, I present to this working group the following:
>> As the groups Facilitator, Manu Sporny has been performing the duties of
>> Chair.
>> He is willing to continue doing so.
>> His evident integrity as a public servant is exemplified in the
>> particular present situation by his demand that he check himself before
>> effecting what could be interpreted as a "power grab" were he to simply
>> name himself the Chair without due process.
>> I therefore hereby formally nominate Manu Sporny for the position of
>> working group Chair.
>> I vote for Many Sporny for the position of working group Chair.
>> Please respond to this list with your assent or reasoned objection to
>> provide a permanent audit trail of your participation in this open Chair
>> selection process.
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