Re: Interim meetings - changing the way we work

John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com> Thu, 26 February 2015 21:36 UTC

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Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:36:32 -0500
From: John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>
To: "Thomas D. Nadeau" <tnadeau@lucidvision.com>, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Interim meetings - changing the way we work
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--On Thursday, February 26, 2015 16:21 -0500 "Thomas D. Nadeau"
<tnadeau@lucidvision.com> wrote:

>> It absolutely is not enough. Please see my previous message,
>> and the relevant rules in RFC 2418.
>>  
> 	You are missing my point. RFC or not, the IETF needs to
> evolve.

Tom,

The point I think Dave, Joel, Brian, myself, and others are
trying to make is that we don't see the direction you are
arguing for as positive evolution.  Instead, perhaps to
differing degreed and for different reasons, we see it as a step
backwards to an environment in which standards are created and
set in small meetings by representatives of vendors who can
provide a lot of support and under circumstances that provides
little diversity of views and perspectives.

We know standards bodies that do things that way and the wildly
successful network protocols they have produced.

     john