Ballot Details: Approve submitting Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3, Committee Specification 01 as a Candidate OASIS Standard (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Do you approve submitting Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3, Committee Specification 01 to the OASIS membership for consideration as a Candidate OASIS Standard?
Ballot Description The Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3, Committee Specification 01 [1] was approved as a Committee Specification on 30 June 2015. The TC has received 13 Statements of Use from Comtech Services, Inc., Contrext LLC, DITA For Small Teams GitHub Organization, DITA Open Toolkit, DITA Strategies, Inc., Eberlein Consulting LLC, IXIASOFT, JustSystems Canada, Inc., Kaplan Professional Education, PTC, Syncro Soft SRL, Titania Software, and Virginia Tech. [2]. Do you now approve submitting DITA V1.3 CS01 to the OASIS membership for consideration as a Candidate OASIS Standard?

Approving this ballot will result in a 60-day public review after which, if no comments are received, the COS will be submitted to a membership-wide ballot. If comments are received, the TC will be asked to vote by Special Majority Ballot on whether to continue to the membership vote. This is explained in TC Process section 3.4.2, Public Review of a Candidate OASIS Standard [3].

This ballot requires a Special Majority Vote [4]. The TC roster currently lists 15 voting members. In order to pass, at least 10 (2/3 x 15) members have to vote Yes and no more than 3 (1/4 x 15) members may vote No.

[1] URI to the Committee Specification: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/document.php?document_id=56340

[2] Links to Statements of Use:

1. Comtech Services, Inc.:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00153.html

2. Contrext LLC:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00143.html

3. DITA For Small Teams GitHub Organization:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00147.html

4. DITA Open Toolkit:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00149.html

5. DITA Strategies, Inc.:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00165.html

6. Eberlein Consulting LLC:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00176.html

7. IXIASOFT:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00175.html

8. JustSystems Canada, Inc.:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00155.html

9. Kaplan Professional Education:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita-comment/201508/msg00020.html

10. PTC:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00178.html

11. Syncro Soft SRL:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita-comment/201508/msg00019.html

12. Titania Software:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita-comment/201508/msg00017.html

13. Virginia Tech:
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/dita/201508/msg00150.html

[3] http://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/tc-process#OASISstandard

[4] Special Majority Vote: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/process-2010-07-28.php#dSpecialMajority
Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Thursday, 3 September 2015 @ 11:59 pm UTC
Yes 15 100
No 0 0
Abstain 0
Open Date Friday, 28 August 2015 @ 12:00 am UTC
Close Date Thursday, 3 September 2015 @ 11:59 pm UTC
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 15
Eligible members who have voted 15 of 15 100%
Eligible members who have not voted 0 of 15 0%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 15 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Anderson, Robert IBM Yes 2015-08-28 12:25:00
* Day, Don Individual Yes 2015-08-28 00:57:00
* Doherty, Stanley Individual Yes 2015-08-28 10:02:00
* Eberlein, Kristen Eberlein Consulting LLC Yes 2015-08-28 00:03:00 1
* Hackos, JoAnn Comtech Services, Inc. Yes 2015-08-28 00:54:00
* Harrison, Nancy Individual Yes 2015-08-28 05:11:00
* Helfinstine, David PTC Yes 2015-08-28 14:20:00
* Hudson, Scott Comtech Services, Inc. Yes 2015-08-28 00:06:00
* Kimber, Eliot Individual Yes 2015-08-28 03:02:00
* Magliery, Tom JustSystems Canada, Inc. Yes 2015-08-28 00:17:00
* Nitchie, Christopher Oberon Technologies Inc. Yes 2015-08-28 01:44:00
* Priestley, Michael IBM Yes 2015-08-28 13:55:00
* Schengili-Roberts, Keith IXIASOFT Yes 2015-08-28 11:18:00
* Sirois, Eric IXIASOFT Yes 2015-08-28 00:07:00
* Thomas, Robert Individual Yes 2015-08-28 00:09:00

Voter Comments

Submitter Vote Comment
Eberlein, Kristen
Eberlein Consulting LLC
Yes Make it so!