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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: servlet 3.0 (JSR-315)
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2007 18:09:55 GMT

On Jul 2, 2007, at 1:39 PM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On 7/2/07, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>> I think that we should :
>>
>> 1) note our support for working in the open (it's like "the Apache  
>> Way")
>> 2) in our vote, also note that we expect them to do technical work in
>> public
>> 3) we will have people on that EG -> let *them* report back to us if
>> the EG is doing technical development in public (and see if the EG is
>> reacting to ASF representation urging them to do the tech work in
>> public).
>> 4) If they don't - if they do things in secret - we vote "no" on
>> future votes for that JSR.
>>
>> This don't solve the NDA for TCK issue of course.
>
> I'm with you up until #4 as I don't see how that's a suitable stick to
> force them to play nice.  Can we withdraw support for the EG at a
> later point if they don't adhere to making the technical decisions on
> the public list?  That could be something at the EC level or simply
> withdrawing our representation and go off on our own path.  -- justin

Of course.  We can make as big a stink as we want.  Withdraw from the  
EG and vote no on the rest of the votes for that JSR.

geir



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