Re: [ietf-outcomes] what's massive?

Dave CROCKER <dhc@dcrocker.net> Thu, 04 February 2010 05:10 UTC

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On 2/3/2010 8:46 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> I've been calling the current rating model as '5-points with a tail'.
>> The tail is the '++>' extra value, that refers to work which is so
>> successful that it prompts follow-on work.
>
> That was another question I had: what is follow-on work?

(Popular) New standards that are based on that work, in one fashion or another.

The Apps wiki page has some examples:

     <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/misc/outcomes/wiki/IetfApplications>


 >> As much as some of us use jabber/xmpp, my own impression is that its
 >> Internet-scale adoption is significant, but is still limited.
 >
> That seems reasonable. I tend to be one of those people who is quite
> reluctant to select the extreme options on point scales...

As I recall, most people are.  It's a psych or survey equivalent of regression 
toward the mean...

d/
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   Dave Crocker
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