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Re: Chair for Web Payments CG

From: Jose De Loera <mtdeloera@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 07:15:24 -0500
Message-ID: <CAPRg2yWWj4ZbV7Emb-CTx_2XUqNo3COGj=BE-38+oY13rCj5MA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
It has been a while since I had a chance to fully participate, but have
been staying up to date with all of the great work the group has been
doing.  In addition, Manu has been doing an awesome job with the duties
required of the Chair and agree with the rest on proposal #2.

Jose "Manny" De Loera
Project Manager

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On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>wrote:

> Hi folks,
> It completely slipped my mind, as well as everybody else's mind on the
> call yesterday, that we needed to discuss appointing a Chair for the
> group to ensure that we're following W3C process. The Chair's duties
> would include everything that I have been doing so far (processing
> paperwork, organizing meetings, ensuring minutes are recorded and
> published, ensuring we're following W3C process, etc.)
> We had discussed this issue before and had chosen not to have a Chair as
> the group didn't seem like it needed one yet and because I had
> volunteered to take care of all of the paperwork.
> There are a couple of options that I can see:
> 1. We perform a straw poll of the group, taking volunteers for the
>   position of Chair and then seeing who the group picks as its
>   Chair.
> 2. I could volunteer to Chair, since I've been doing all the grunt work
>   that this position entails and am familiar with chairing a W3C
>   group. If there are no objections, I'd be listed as the official
>   contact for the group per W3C process.
> 3. We could have two chairs that alternate the duties listed above.
> 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.
> 5. Any other options?
> Thoughts?
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: PaySwarm Website for Developers Launched
> http://digitalbazaar.com/2012/02/22/new-payswarm-alpha/
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