Re: the old fellowship program, was Wow, we're famous

John R Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Thu, 15 April 2021 14:38 UTC

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From: "John R Levine" <johnl@taugh.com>
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>> One idea I had, which I mentioned to Lars when we chatted after the Nomcom 
>> selections, was an "invite a friend" program. ...

> That could help, although I am not sure that going to one or more IETF 
> meetings should be an immediate goal for the kind of mentorship I am talking 
> about.  Reading RFCs, reviewing I-Ds, reading mailing-lists and learning to 
> listen should come first. ...

Quite right.  If you're not already involved in some WGs, coming to an 
IETF meeting is likely to be a waste of your time.

Regards,
John Levine, johnl@taugh.com, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY
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