[cabfpub] Ballot 98 - Public Voting
haavardm at opera.com
Wed Feb 20 08:49:14 UTC 2013
Opera software votes yes to ballot 98
On 02/08/2013 07:15 PM, Jeremy Rowley wrote:
> The CAB Forum wishes to require that the votes of Members on CAB Forum
> ballots be public information. For avoidance of doubt, a consequence
> of this change is that the voting information for ballots will be
> publicly posted.
> Gervase Markham made the following motion, and Jeremy Rowley and Kirk
> Hall endorsed it:
> ... Motion Begins ...
> Effective immediately, the CAB Forum Bylaws are updated as follows:
> ... Erratum Begins ...
> * Delete bullet b) of section 5.1 ("Member Mail List and Member Web
> Site") in its entirety, and reletter the following sections.
> * Update bullet c) of section 5.2 ("Public Mail List and Public Web
> Site") to read:
> "Messages formally proposing a Forum ballot (including ballots to
> establish, modify, or terminate Working Groups), individual votes,
> vote and quorum counts, and messages announcing ballot outcomes and
> voting breakdowns."
> ... Erratum ends ...
> The review period for this ballot shall commence at 21:00 UTC on 8
> February 2013 and will close at 21:00 UTC on 15 February 2013. Unless
> the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period
> will start immediately thereafter and will close at 21:00 UTC on 22
> February 2013. Votes must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this
> ... Motions ends ...
> A vote in favor of the motion must indicate a clear 'yes' in the response.
> A vote against must indicate a clear 'no' in the response. A vote to
> abstain must indicate a clear 'abstain' in the response. Unclear
> responses will not be counted. The latest vote received from any
> representative of a voting member before the close of the voting
> period will be counted.
> Voting members are listed here: http://www.cabforum.org/forum.html
> In order for the motion to be adopted, two thirds or more of the votes
> cast by members in the CA category and one half or more of the votes
> cast by members in the browser category must be in favor. Also, at
> least sevent members must participate in the ballot, either by voting
> in favor, voting against or abstaining.
> Public mailing list
> Public at cabforum.org
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