Re: bettering open source involvement

"Livingood, Jason" <Jason_Livingood@comcast.com> Mon, 01 August 2016 13:51 UTC

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From: "Livingood, Jason" <Jason_Livingood@comcast.com>
To: Melinda Shore <melinda.shore@gmail.com>, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>, Suzanne Woolf <suzworldwide@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: bettering open source involvement
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On 7/28/16, 10:31 PM, "ietf on behalf of Melinda Shore" <ietf-bounces@ietf.org on behalf of melinda.shore@gmail.com> wrote:
>  For one thing, we already have too much work.  

In which case, maybe the IETF or certain WGs or Areas are focused on the wrong work / wrong priorities?

> This is completely subjective but my own sense is that the #1 problem we have related to open source projects we take years
    to produce specifications.

I certainly agree with that; the pacing of work seems greatly out of step with what happens elsewhere in our tech community. I think this tends to seriously scare off people who would otherwise be interested in or benefit from participating at the IETF.

- Jason