[OpenID board] [board-private] FW: PAPE Specification Review Period Commencing

Mike Jones Michael.Jones at microsoft.com
Thu Oct 23 17:45:19 UTC 2008

When this is (hopefully) approved by the membership I'd be glad to have us write a post targeted at a general audience, talking about benefits of the spec, that the spec process is working, etc.

                                -- Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net] On Behalf Of David Recordon
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 10:37 AM
To: Martin Atkins
Cc: board at openid.net
Subject: Re: [OpenID board] [board-private] FW: PAPE Specification Review Period Commencing

Yes, I don't disagree with posting on the OpenID blog, just am
disappointed that the time wasn't taken to write a blog post that
would have the appeal of the blog's readership.

Sent from my iPhone Classic.

On Oct 23, 2008, at 10:28 AM, "Martin Atkins"
<mart at degeneration.co.uk> wrote:

> Mike Jones wrote:
>> The relevant language in the IPR Procedures document is:
>> ·         Prominent posting (at least 14 days in advance of the be
>> ginning of the voting period) on homepage of OIDF website (but sol
>> ely for votes to approve Implementers’ Drafts, Final Specification
>> s, and Errata)
>> No, upon re-reading, it doesn’t literally say that notification of
>>  the review period must also occur via the home page, but given th
>> at the “prominent posting” of the vote is required to be on the
>> home page, it’s also reasonable to interpret the intent of the pro
>> cedures to assume that the review period notification should be ju
>> st as prominent as the voting notification, which follows it.
> Note also that it mentions the "*OIDF* website", not the OpenID
> website. I'm not sure what constitutes the OIDF website, though. Is
> it openid.net/foundation ?
> With that said, I don't think there's really much harm in this going
> on openid.net where it will have more visibility to those who might
> like to join OIDF in order to take part in this review / vote.
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