Re: [datatracker-rqmts] Slides for the face-to-face BoF next week

Henrik Levkowetz <henrik@levkowetz.com> Wed, 03 November 2010 10:27 UTC

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On 2010-11-02 18:10 Paul Hoffman said:
> At 5:23 PM +0100 11/2/10, Henrik Levkowetz wrote:

...

>> With the possibility to individually configure services provided
>> by the IETF servers, we should (I think) respect that people don't 
>> necessarily want others to know what they configure.  If they want 
>> people to know, they are free to make the information public, but 
>> we shouldn't force the information to be public.  That would most 
>> likely make these services less valuable than they could be to a
>> lot of people, and that seems less than optimal to me.
> 
> My thinking in the early draft was that "making a list" was akin to
> "bookmarking a lot of drafts". That is, this is what many people do
> today anyhow, and the IETF can make this easier. Does the fact that
> it is the IETF making this easier cause the information to have to be
> exposed to everyone?

My thinking is that it does not -- we should not have to expose this
to everyone.  If that wasn't clear from my lengthier exposition...


	Henrik