Re: [DNSOP] Moving WG documents forward

Benno Overeinder <> Sat, 31 July 2021 20:02 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Moving WG documents forward
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On 31/07/2021 18:38, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On Jul 31, 2021, at 4:45 AM, Benno Overeinder <> wrote:
>> For the individual drafts, the DNSOP chairs will contact the authors and discuss the way forward with the WG.
> During the meeting, there was a call for more transparency, and co-chair Tim strongly agreed with it.
> Please strongly consider reversing those two steps: discuss the way forward with the WG, *then* contact the authors (who should be following the WG anyway...). In the unlikely-but-possible case where the WG wants to move forward on a draft and none of the current authors want to do so, the chairs can ask the list for new volunteer editors.

Agree that the WG determines what happens to a document and that is 
discussed by the WG, that is clear. It was merely a sign of courtesy to 
contact the authors of the document first to let them know that it will 
be discussed.

-- Benno