[OpenID board] Fwd: [OpenID Foundation] New Poll Opened
david at sixapart.com
Thu Mar 19 20:17:22 UTC 2009
This was discussed briefly by the Board yesterday during our meeting
and we plan to take a look at the IPR Process in a holistic
perspective, looking at the changes that can be made to address how
hard it is to get started.
On Mar 19, 2009, at 1:10 PM, Martin Atkins wrote:
> David Recordon wrote:
>> Hey Brett,
>> There is a 14-day discussion period once the Specs Council has
>> approved the WG which occurs on the specs at openid.net <mailto:specs at openid.net
>> > mailing list. There was also a discussion on the same list
>> leading up to the Specs Council vote on the proposal.
>> I think everyone agrees that there are other user interface
>> improvements to be made, though pop-ups are a good starting point.
>> I think we should address this once the working group is created
>> and see if there is consensus there to rename the specification
>> being produced.
> Once again I find myself wondering why there is a vote to create a
> working group. This is especially perplexing in this case where you
> seem to be suggesting that after the group is formed it might decide
> to change its scope.
> Why can't we just let working groups be created and do their work
> and then do the vote on the finished specification itself rather
> than on the plan to create one?
> All the current setup seems to achieve is that folks do most of the
> work in other forums like the "step2" mailing list where the OpenID
> community can't necessarily see it, and then they just go through
> the motions to create the working group after most of the work has
> already been done. This seems counter-productive.
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