[OpenID board] 4 spec process improvement board votes - results are in

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 00:11:50 UTC 2009


Oops. I was going back the mails reverse chronological order...

I saw OAuth hybrid was recommended. Sorry about that. That is a progress,
though I am kind of interested to see who among the specs council really
responded.

=nat

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Nat Sakimura <sakimura at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hmmm. While this option sounds attractive, we might want to take two phased
> approach.
> I have just made motions for the urgent things. If we start requirement
> gathering at this stage, it will delay these changes.
>
> So, my proposal is to do what the board vote approved in parallel to the
> longer term ammendment with requirement gatherings. (BTW, there are bunch of
> things that I want to list under this mid-term project.)
>
> I will draft the ammendment to the Process document this weekend.
>
> One of the motion is unrelated to the Process document, but to assign the
> committee liaison the power to take an initiative to facilitate and advance
> the specs process. i.e., David is now officially empowered to chase down the
> specs council members as well as to help out the proposers so that the
> process goes as quick as it can.
>
> I have not seen much progress on OpenID+OAuth hybrid and CX specs council
> process. I hope this will improve the situation.
>
> =nat
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 5:10 AM, David Recordon <david at sixapart.com>wrote:
>
>> Given that there are some other things we'd like to amend to the IPR
>> Process, should we try to capture the entire list of changes we wish to make
>> so we only need to do this once?
>>
>> On Jan 29, 2009, at 12:06 PM, Brian Kissel wrote:
>>
>> OK thanks Mike.  Do we have a "members" email address to start the
>> membership notification period?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Brian
>> *==============*
>> *Brian Kissel*
>> *Cell: 503.866.4424*
>> *Fax: 503.296.5502*
>>
>> *From:* board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net<board-bounces at openid.net>
>> ] *On Behalf Of *Mike Jones
>> *Sent:* Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:55 AM
>> *To:* board at openid.net
>> *Subject:* Re: [OpenID board] 4 spec process improvement board votes -
>> results are in
>>
>> We can not amend the process doc without a membership vote, and the
>> following criteria being met, as per section 3.4 of the process:
>>
>> ·          21 day notice period
>> ·          Multiple electronic notice required (if the OIDF member has
>> provided multiple addresses), including to a "legal contact," if provided
>> ·          Prominent posting (at least 21 days in advance of the
>> beginning of the voting period) on homepage of OIDF website
>> ·          7 day voting period after end of notice period (if vote is not
>> taken at a properly-noticed meeting)
>> ·          OIDF members may designate a proxy from the member's
>> registered OpenID identifier specifying the designated proxy's OpenID
>> identifier
>> ·          Any approved change is prospective only
>> ·          Approval of a change requires *either* of the following:
>> *Approval Option 1*
>> o    Quorum of greater of 60% of OIDF membership or 30 OIDF members (*no
>> bypass option*) *and*
>> o    Supermajority vote of those constituting a quorum, plus a majority
>> concurrence by the OIDF Board
>> *Approval Option 2*
>> o    Quorum of greater of 30% of OIDF membership or 30 OIDF members (*no
>> bypass option*) *and*
>> o    Majority vote of those constituting a quorum, plus a supermajority
>> concurrence by the entire OIDF Board (where "absents" and "abstains" count
>> as "no" votes)
>> Any change to the IPR Policy or Processes will not be effective until 21
>> days after approval, during which time then-current Contributors may
>> withdraw in accordance with the IPR Policy or Processes as they existed
>> prior to the change
>>
>> Nat could produce an updated draft of the doc (which should have tracked
>> changes on relative to the approved version) for legal membership review
>> prior to the vote, but none of this can go into effect until the membership
>> vote has occurred and met the criteria above.
>>
>>                                                                 -- Mike
>>
>> *From:* board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net<board-bounces at openid.net>
>> ] *On Behalf Of *Brian Kissel
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 28, 2009 4:29 PM
>> *To:* board at openid.net
>> *Subject:* Re: [OpenID board] 4 spec process improvement board votes -
>> results are in
>>
>> Thanks to everyone for your timely voting.  While the polls are still
>> open, all 4 of the motions made by Nat have passed.  Nat can you take care
>> of modifying the OpenID process document?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Brian
>> *==============*
>> *Brian Kissel*
>> *Cell: 503.866.4424*
>> *Fax: 503.296.5502*
>>
>> *From:* Brian Kissel
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 27, 2009 7:24 PM
>> *To:* 'board at openid.net <%27board at openid.net>'
>> *Subject:* RE: 4 spec process improvement board votes - please go to the
>> website and vote
>>
>> Hello All, just a reminder to go to the website and vote on these 4
>> motions.  To date we only have 5 votes and we need 7 for a majority
>> decision.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Brian
>> *==============*
>> *Brian Kissel*
>> *Cell: 503.866.4424*
>> *Fax: 503.296.5502*
>>
>> *From:* Brian Kissel
>> *Sent:* Saturday, January 24, 2009 1:16 PM
>> *To:* board at openid.net
>> *Subject:* 4 spec process improvement board votes
>>
>> Hello OIDF board members,
>>
>> The four spec process improvement motions made by Nat Sakimura and
>> seconded by Brian Kissel have now completed the seven day notification and
>> discussion period.  Each motion is now available for board voting on the
>> OIDF polling tool.   A simple majority vote by 7 or more board members is
>> required for approval on each motion.  The vote ends on January 31st,
>> 2009.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Brian
>> *___________*
>> * *
>> *Brian Kissel <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/0/10/254>*
>> *CEO, JanRain - OpenID-enable your websites, customers, partners, and
>> employees*
>> 5331 SW Macadam Ave., Suite 375, Portland, OR 97239
>> *Email*: bkissel at janrain.com     *Cell*: 503.866.4424     *Fax*:
>> 503.296.5502
>>
>>
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