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Re: Charter task force - list of volunteers

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 10:15:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CABcZeBOf_rU74_kvf6pm0FAdQ+v1E1gxg2Qyz_o0rdX0GhxBmg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Erik Lagerway <erik@hookflash.com>
Cc: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "Michael Champion (MS OPEN TECH)" <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com>
On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Erik Lagerway <erik@hookflash.com> wrote:

> Thanks Herald,
>
> More for Dom, I would also ask that we add the Decision Policy copy that I
> inadvertantly removed when doing the Charter diffs be added back in as
> well...
>
> --
>

I'm not against having a decision policy but I have some questions about
this one.



> Decision Policy
>
> As explained in the Process Document ( section 3.3 ), this group will seek
> to make decisions when there is consensus. When the Chair puts a question
> and observes dissent, after due consideration of different opinions, the
> Chair should record a decision (possibly after a formal vote) and any
> objections, and move on.
>

This seems to paraphrase the W3C process see
http://www.w3.org/2014/Process-20140801/#Consensus).
I would prefer to simply remove this text and point to the process, rather
than trying to figure out
whether there is a conflict.


Editors are responsible for reflecting the consensus from the Working Group
> in the specifications; where editors bring technical solutions in the
> specifications that have not been reviewed by the group, these solutions
> are annotated to reflect their status.
>

I don't really understand the clause after the semicolon. Can you expand on
what this
is intended to mean?


>
>
Contributors are encouraged to bring specific modifications (e.g. as
> patches) to the group's specifications to facilitate their review by the
> group and eventual integration by the editors.
>
> --
>
> Thanks,
> Erik
>
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>
> On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 11:39 PM, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
> wrote:
>
>> The following people volunteered for the charter task force:
>>
>> - Andy Hutton <andrew.hutton@unify.com>
>> - Dan Burnett <dburnett@voxeo.com>
>> - Bernard Aboba <bernard.aboba@microsoft.com>
>> - Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
>> - Göran Eriksson <goran.ap.eriksson@ericsson.com>
>> - Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com
>>
>> We think that we’re very close to achieving a consensus on the charter,
>> and if the members of this task force can all agree on a single proposal
>> (and agree that they agree), we think that this is worth proposing to
>> the group and the AC as a proposed “next generation” charter.
>>
>> Naturally, this group does not have decision-making power; we have asked
>> them to propose something they feel that they can all agree with, and
>> will then bring that proposal to the WG.
>>
>> Harald, for the chairs.
>>
>>
>
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