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Title 03157: Processes for voting rights, leave of absence, and IPR disclosures in VIRTIO TC
Name * 03157: Processes for voting rights, leave of absence, and IPR disclosures in VIRTIO TC (15K)
Description This ballot requires a Special Majority Vote [1]. The TC roster currently lists 6 voting members. In order to pass, at least 4 members have to vote Yes and no more than 1 member may vote No. Shall the TC adopt the clarifications to the procedural rules detailed in the following message: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio/201712/msg00002.html and shall the proposed patch be applied to the virtio-admin repository? Below is the main text of the message: ******************* This clarifies TC process and rules as they apply to the virtio TC. Summary: - To gain voting rights, request them explicitly from the chair - All leave of absence requests are approved automatically - IPR disclosures should be sent to the mailing list and will be uploaded to github ["diff" of "patch" text to be added to the TC's virtio-admin Github repository, under "Further Description of this Repository":] +Clarification of OASIS TC process as applied to the Virtio TC: + +Virtio TC Meetings: +The Virtio TC has adopted a standing rule to conduct business only by electronic ballot, without Meetings. +Gaining voting rights +A TC Member who lacks voting rights shall only gain voting rights + after requesting this from the TC chair by submitting the request to the + virtio mailing list + with a copy sent to the TC chair by email. For example, for a new TC member + to gain voting rights the request shall be send to the TC + chair after the close of the 60th day. + +Maintaining Voting Rights + +A Voting Member who fails to cast a ballot in two consecutive Work Product +Ballots for which the voting periods do not overlap loses his voting rights at +the close of the second ballot missed. In case of multiple ballots taking place +simultaneously, voting in a single ballot is sufficient to maintain voting +rights. +Note: to avoid losing voting rights due to an extended absence, +A Voting Member can request a leave of absence. + +Leave of Absence + +To avoid losing voting rights due to an extended absence, +Every Voting Member can request a leave of absence. +A Leave of +Absence shall not exceed 45 days. Each request shall be made by sending an +email to the TC mailing list at least 7 days before the Leave is to start. +The TC has resolved that all such requests are automatically approved. + +Disclosure Obligations + +This TC operates under the +Non-Assertion Mode +of the OASIS IPR Policy. +The policy includes a disclosure obligation (see +OASIS IPR Policy +for details). + +To satisfy the disclosure obligation, disclosures should be submitted to +the virtio mailing list +or the virtio-comment mailing list. + +Disclosures will be uploaded to +virtio-admin repository + + [1] https://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/oasis-defined-terms-2017-05-26#dSpecialMajority
Group OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC
Folder System Ballot Results
Submitter Paul Knight
Date Submitted Tuesday, 26 December 2017 12:01pm
Document State Draft (A preliminary unapproved sketch, outline, or version.)
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2017-12-26