Re: [Diversity] 'Paywall, ' IETF self-sufficiency, increasing participation (was Re: Remote participation fees)

Pranesh Prakash <pranesh@cis-india.org> Sat, 28 February 2015 23:15 UTC

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Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>; [2015-02-27 00:08:36 -0600]:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 09:12:20PM -0800, Abdussalam Baryun wrote:
>> Thanks. IMHO participants  in IETF are in two categories: individuals and
>> companies, both needs to have diversity. I think IETF has shortage in
>
> It may seem like a fiction, but all IETF participants are individuals.

It seems like a fiction because it is a fiction.

Check the IETF main list where there is discussion going on about CFOs 
(Chief Financial Officers) footing the bills for participants.

That doesn't sound like a person participating in their personal 
capacity to me.

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