Re: Structure of IETF meeting weeks

Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> Wed, 19 April 2017 16:28 UTC

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Subject: Re: Structure of IETF meeting weeks
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From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
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Hi Dave,


On 4/19/17 6:22 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:
>
> As always, individual anecdotes have nothing to do with patterns of
> concern.  It's not that they are untrue, it's that they are a single
> datum, which never explains or resolves a pattern.

The converse is also true: are we quite certain that meeting time isn't
being used effectively, and how do we know? (I'm sure this is part of
the script as well, mind you.  I just don't recall what the next line is ;-)

Eliot