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Re: Chair for Web Payments CG

From: Pelle Braendgaard <pelle@stakeventures.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 09:44:39 -0400
Message-ID: <CAHtLsUU3PnrZs6+nCo=mPZ4fF0zfSE8KcJuYuASemaW6eOXNOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
+1 for Manu

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:23 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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