[cabfpub] Ballot [87] - Instant Runoff Ballot on Governance - Results

Chris Palmer palmer at google.com
Wed Sep 5 22:54:05 UTC 2012

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Ben Wilson <ben at digicert.com> wrote:

> If a modification is for the betterment of the proposal and keeps with the
> spirit of it by not dramatically changing the direction or overall structure
> of the proposal, then I think we all benefit.  I’m not saying that either
> proposal will or should be “modified.”  But Digicert’s proposal was 5 pages
> and could be simplified and explained more. TrendMicro’s was a 1 ½ framework
> that proposed little change except that “specific details, bylaws, rules,
> and intra-member agreements would be drafted and approved by the Forum.”  I
> think that having more information is better when making a decision than
> having less information.   Finally, I think we should leave open the option
> for a “compromise” position between the two proposals, which might be better
> than one proposal or the other alone.

That's right. Clarifying modifications in the spirit of the original
were always part of the plan for this vote.

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