Dimitris, I'm a bit surprised you went this way, as I do think it creates more problems.
On a ballot legitimacy level, I do not believe you can propose a Forum level ballot to change a Final Maintenance Guideline of a CWG, which you've done by proposing to use the Forum to change the EV Guidelines. That seems directly in contravention of our Bylaws. With respect to proposing Ballots that change our procedure in contravention of the Bylaws, this is not acceptable. If you want to change our Bylaws, then change our Bylaws - but the suggestion of creating procedures that conflict with and contravene our Bylaws, without actually capturing them, undermines the entire legitimacy of the Forum and our IP protections, which are gated upon the execution of the Bylaws. As we've previously discussed, repeatedly, a path forward involves having the Bylaws recognize that CWGs may designate portions of Final Guidelines and Final Maintenance Guidelines as informative and non-binding, and permit modifications to those sections by the Chair or Vice-Chair. This would then allow the SCWG to designate the appropriate sections as informative. If you're committed to avoiding changes to the Bylaws, there are also obvious other solutions as well, which fully comport with our Bylaws and IP policy, and which would be done at the SCWG level.
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