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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>In accordance with the OpenID Foundation <a
href="http://openid.net/foundation/intellectual-property/"
title="blocked::http://openid.net/foundation/intellectual-property/">IPR
policies and procedures</a>, this message notifies OpenID Foundation members
that a vote that will be held on the creation of the PAPE working group between
noon Friday, June 6th US Pacific Time and noon Friday, June 13th US Pacific
Time.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>The proposal to create the working group is available at <a
href="http://openid.net/pipermail/specs/2008-May/002323.html"
title="blocked::http://openid.net/pipermail/specs/2008-May/002323.html">http://openid.net/pipermail/specs/2008-May/002323.html</a>.&nbsp;
The specifications council report on the creation of the working group is
available at <a href="http://openid.net/pipermail/specs/2008-May/002326.html">http://openid.net/pipermail/specs/2008-May/002326.html</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Members of the Foundation can vote during that time interval by sending
a message to <a href="mailto:votes@openid.net"
title="blocked::mailto:votes@openid.net">votes@openid.net</a> with the subject
line &quot;PAPE Vote&quot; and one of the sentences &quot;I vote for the
creation of the PAPE working group&quot;, &quot;I vote against the creation of
the PAPE working group&quot;, or &quot;I abstain in the vote about the creation
of the PAPE working group&quot; in the body of the message.&nbsp; (The <a
href="mailto:votes@openid.net" title="blocked::mailto:votes@openid.net">votes@openid.net</a>
list is for voting only and can not be used for asking questions or discussion.
&nbsp;Discussion can occur on the <a href="mailto:general@openid.net"
title="blocked::mailto:general@openid.net">general@openid.net</a> list.)<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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font-family:Arial'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>(The rest of this note is informational and not part of the
notification of the vote to create the PAPE working group.)<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Given that the OpenID specification procedures call for votes of the
membership, this would be a good time for those wanting to influence the
outcome of this specification to join the OpenID Foundation. &nbsp;You can do
so at <a href="http://openid.net/foundation/join/"
title="blocked::http://openid.net/foundation/join/">http://openid.net/foundation/join/</a>.
&nbsp;Should you wish to join the working group, you will also need to execute
the Contribution Agreement at <a
href="http://openid.net/foundation/intellectual-property/"
title="blocked::http://openid.net/foundation/intellectual-property/">http://openid.net/foundation/intellectual-property/</a>
once the working group formation has been approved by the membership.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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-- Mike<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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font-family:Arial'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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