[KI-LC] e-vote: Open-Stand.org - modern paradigm for standards

Heather Flanagan heather at kantarainitiative.org
Thu Sep 6 03:34:09 EDT 2012


Hi all -

Just a reminder to respond with your recommendation to the BoT regarding
Kantara support of the Open-Stand.org Modern Paradigm for Standards
Development by CoB today.  Thanks!
-Heather

On 9/1/12 5:41 PM, Heather Flanagan wrote:
> Hi all -
>
> As discussed on this week's non-quorate LC call, we're conducting an
> e-ballot regarding whether the LC approves of public Kantara
> Initiative support for the Open-Stand.org Modern Paradigm for
> Standards Development.
>
> LC Action: Leadership Council, please AFFIRM or REJECT public Kantara
> Initiative support for the Open-Stand.org Modern Paradigm for
> Standards Development
>
> ___ AFFIRMED
>
> ___ REJECTED
>
> Please respond no later than close of business Thursday September 6, 2012.
>
> Thank you for your time!
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	[KI-LC] Open-Stand.org - modern paradigm for standards
> Date: 	Wed, 29 Aug 2012 08:51:16 -0700
> From: 	Joni Brennan <joni at ieee-isto.org>
> To: 	trustees at kantarainitiative.org, LC at kantarainitiative.org
>
>
>
> Dear Trustees and LC,
>
> I bring your attention to open-stand.org <http://open-stand.org> which
> summarized as a statement of principles
> (http://open-stand.org/principles/) of a modern paradigm for standards
> development. 
>
>   * *Due process.* Decisions are made with equity and fairness among
>     participants. No one party dominates or guides standards
>     development. Standards processes are transparent and opportunities
>     exist to appeal decisions. Processes for periodic standards review
>     and updating are well defined.
>   * *Broad consensus.* Processes allow for all views to be considered
>     and addressed, such that agreement can be found across a range of
>     interests.
>   * *Transparency.* Standards organizations provide advance public
>     notice of proposed standards development activities, the scope of
>     work to be undertaken, and conditions for participation. Easily
>     accessible records of decisions and the materials used in reaching
>     those decisions are provided. Public comment periods are provided
>     before final standards approval and adoption.
>   * *Balance.* Standards activities are not exclusively dominated by
>     any particular person, company or interest group.
>   * *Openness.* Standards processes are open to all interested and
>     informed parties.
>
> As an agenda item I'd like to ask both the Trustees and LC to discuss
> the OpenStand and to consider Kantara support
> (http://open-stand.org/stand-with-us/) for this movement.  This is not
> a monetary commitment but a statement of support for the principles.
> While Kantara Initiative is not a Standards body, organizations like
> Kantara, industry groups, user groups ,ect depend upon the consensus
> based and transparent development of open standards. 
>
> Please consider the above at each groups earliest opportunity.
>
> Best Regards,
> =Joni
>
> Joni Brennan
> Kantara Initiative | Executive Director
> voice:+1 732-226-4223
> email: joni @ ieee-isto.org <http://ieee-isto.org>
>
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-- 
Heather Flanagan
Kantara Initiative
Skype: hlflanagan
email: heather at kantarainitiative.org

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