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

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 05:14:27 UTC 2009


I will make a first draft based on the web copy over the weekend.

=nat

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com>wrote:

>  Yes, I am opposed.   The notification must include the precise proposed
> text changes to the IPR documents, preferably as tracked changes to the
> approved originals, so the lawyers know exactly what changes are being
> considered to our IPR policy and process.  Until those precise changes are
> drafted and available, we can not start the 21-day legal review process.
>
>
>
>                                                                 -- Mike
>
>
>
> *From:* board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net] *On
> Behalf Of *Brian Kissel
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 29, 2009 7:15 PM
>
> *To:* board at openid.net
> *Subject:* Re: [OpenID board] 4 spec process improvement board votes -
> results are in
>
>
>
> Given that we need a 21 day notification for a membership vote, I'd suggest
> we start that official notification now.  Anyone opposed to that?
>
>
>
> Nat, can you create the posting for the home page of the OIDF website,
> which is also required?
>
>
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> Brian
>
> *==============*
>
> *Brian Kissel*
>
> *Cell: 503.866.4424*
>
> *Fax: 503.296.5502*
>
>
>
> *From:* board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net] *On
> Behalf Of *Nat Sakimura
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:58 PM
> *To:* david at sixapart.com; board at openid.net
> *Subject:* Re: [OpenID board] 4 spec process improvement board votes -
> results are in
>
>
>
> 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>*
>
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> employees*
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