Re: [arch-d] iesg: Re: Updates on IAB mailing lists

Adam Roach <> Mon, 20 April 2020 21:22 UTC

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Subject: Re: [arch-d] iesg: Re: Updates on IAB mailing lists
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On 4/20/2020 4:00 PM, Tommy Pauly wrote:
> Indeed, the discussion on the list is to be encouraged! The goal of clarifying the policy is to ensure that, as this list is an IAB-sponsored activity, that the community does have a productive and open space to discuss. The SAA’s role is to handle spam or abuse only.

For avoidance of doubt: if you're referring to the Sergeants-at-Arms 
appointed by the IETF chair to assist in keeping the 
mailing list within its charter (as defined by RFC 3005), they have no 
responsibilities or authority on mailing lists other than

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