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I'm trying not to participate in this discussion (I'd rather just let
you guys figure out what you want to do), but I'll give one answer and
make one comment. Yes, OASIS specifies Robert's Rules as the procedure
within our TCs. But xml-dev is not an OASIS TC, so you're not obliged to
follow those rules.
The more you all talk about chairs, executive council, consensus, web
pages with additional functionality, who gets to vote on decisions,
etc., I'm wondering at what point xml-dev will turn into an organization
rather than just a discussion list. I think that you should ask
yourselves what is to be gained from doing so and if that's really what
Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill Kearney) writes:
>>>Either of these would be reliable. In either case, I think we should
>>>appoint three chairs to run the list.
>>Oh great, what's next, Robert's Rules of Order?
> Unless things have changed, OASIS runs itself under Robert's Rules:
> So you might not be too far off. ;-)
Karl F. Best
Vice President, OASIS
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