[OpenID board] Reducing the Vote Notification Period for New Working Groups

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 10:25:43 UTC 2009


+1 for the removal of the notification period.

Also, what about shortening the Specs Council review period as well?
In case of OASIS open, it is supposed to be less than 5 days.

=nat


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com>wrote:

> I would be in favor of removing the notification period IF we can improve
> the board/membership voting tool along the lines that I requested earlier
> this week -- that is, making it more explicit what tasks are available to be
> taken by a member.
> If we could also generate feeds from this list of polls so that members
> could simply subscribe to a list of tasks, I would be all in favor of the 3
> day notice period (which seems necessary given our clunky way of getting
> votes).
>
> Chris
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 10:38 PM, David Recordon <david at sixapart.com>wrote:
>
>> Thoughts on completely removing the notice period compared to making it
>> three days?
>>
>> On Jan 28, 2009, at 10:20 PM, Chris Messina wrote:
>>
>> +1?
>> Expediency FTW?
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 5:55 PM, David Recordon <david at sixapart.com>wrote:
>>
>>> After the Specs Council has recommended a working group proposal, we send
>>> a message to the specs at openid.net mailing list stating that we have done
>>> so and announcing that there will be a Membership vote fifteen days in the
>>> future.  I would like to see us reduce this notification period – the
>>> Membership voting period is seven days – and would recommend a three day
>>> notification period excluding weekends and holidays.  This would reduce the
>>> current process from taking a maximum of 29 days to a maximum of 25 days
>>> which still seems very lengthy.  I do wonder about the need of the
>>> notification period considering that the voting period is seven days and
>>> every member receives an email when the vote opens.
>>>
>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>> --David
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>>
>>
>>
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