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Re: Forced Resignation

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:38:04 -0400 (EDT)
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1406301611520.22226@wnl.j3.bet>
On Mon, 30 Jun 2014, Robin Berjon wrote:

> On 30/06/2014 16:36 , Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> Given that the TAG is able to occasionally vote on matters, I could
>> picture a scenario where multiple members from the same w3c member
>> organization, may not be ideal.
>
> Just like for working groups, if a *formal* vote is called for, then you can 
> have a restriction of one vote per organisation rather than per person.
>
> I can't, however, recall the TAG taking a formal vote.
>
> This rule is protecting against a problem that hasn't happened, and that does 
> not seem very likely to happen. What's more, if it *does* happen and we see a 
> company with multiple TAG representatives acting in concert to bad effect, 
> then all it takes is for the next AC vote to wipe them out.

Well, you can't say that the rule is useless if you don't know if the 
non-presence of the problem is because of the rule or not :)

But clearly this rule won't prevent a coalition of companies with the same 
interest to have a dominant position, and this would be far less visible 
then having multiple representants from the same organisation (as you 
pointed out).


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         ~~Yves
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