Hadar Pedhazur wrote:
Andreas Jung wrote:
What is the current status of the ZF?
The process is proceeding swiftly, and hopefully smoothly. We have draft
documents of the TM Agreement and the By-Laws, and are well along the
way to drafts of the IP Policy and the remaining documents.
We have formed a small committee of some representative groups in the
Zope community, cutting across interests and geography, and we have IRC
meetings to make sure that at the highest level, the initial documents
will represent a broad community interest.
Can the name of people that are part of this small committee be
published ? I'd like to know who might be representing me, this way I
can ask him or them about the direction taken and maybe actually give
them my opinion.
Before the actual formation of the Foundation, we will post all of the
relevant documents for public comment, so those that are not on the
current committee will still get a chance to weigh in before the By-Laws
(for example) become final.
Even after that, the Membership can alter
the By-Laws in the future, so this is just the "starting point".
This is clear.
However, the starting point will be much more constructive if most
members of the community that the Foundation claims willing to serve
would have a chance to give their opinion on the bylaws as early as
This would avoid that the persons currently working in the small
committee feel personally attacked when one of us dislikes or disagrees
about some of the points and makes it known loudly... after a lot of
hard work has already been done.
It's still quite possible that everything will be wrapped up by the end
of October (as originally projected), but we did have the delay in
starting (more on that below) and there's still a lot to do, so it could
slip a bit, but we certainly are doing everything in our power to make
Ill finish with my usual recall that english is not my mothertongue and
that it implies that I could be misusing some words without knowing
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