[cabfpub] [EXTERNAL]Re: Draft Agenda for CABF teleconference April 27

Rob Stradling rob.stradling at comodo.com
Mon Apr 24 20:15:08 UTC 2017

My suggestion:

Let each ballot drafter create an Issue at 
https://github.com/cabforum/documents.  As the ballot moves through the 
various phases, change the Label(s) associated with that GitHub Issue.

Viewing the ballots that are currently in (for example) the drafting 
period would then be as simple as navigating to a URL such as 

If the page that keeps track of ballot statuses is automatically 
generated, then it won't fall out of sync with reality.

On 24/04/17 17:55, Gervase Markham via Public wrote:
> On 23/04/17 21:08, Kirk Hall via Public wrote:
>> We always review the status of ballots.
> I can see the value in making sure we keep track of ballots. Perhaps,
> though, the agenda for a teleconference might not be the best place?
> There are, as we know, various ballot phases:
> 1) Drafting period
> 2) Discussion period
> 3) Voting period
> 4) IPR review period
> It seems to me that having a standing agenda item for 2) and 3) makes
> most sense. Ballots in stage 1) could be added at the request of the
> lead drafter. Unless there is an Exclusion Notice, ballots in stage 4)
> are not very interesting (and their exit from IPR review is heralded by
> an email to the list).
> So perhaps it might make most sense to have a public web page somewhere
> where we keep track of which ballot is in which stage, but confine the
> agenda items to groups 2) and 3)?
> Gerv

Rob Stradling
Senior Research & Development Scientist
COMODO - Creating Trust Online

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