Re: Humming can be superior to "show of hands"
Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@surrey.ac.uk> Thu, 15 July 1999 09:40 UTC
Received: by ietf.org (8.9.1a/8.9.1a) id FAA06440
for firstname.lastname@example.org; Thu, 15 Jul 1999 05:40:02 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from maile.surrey.ac.uk (maile.surrey.ac.uk [18.104.22.168]) by ietf.org (8.9.1a/8.9.1a) with SMTP id FAA06387 for <email@example.com>; Thu, 15 Jul 1999 05:35:06 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from petra.ee.surrey.ac.uk by maile.surrey.ac.uk with SMTP (PP); Thu, 15 Jul 1999 10:34:33 +0100
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 10:35:04 +0100 (BST)
From: Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@surrey.ac.uk>
Reply-To: Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@surrey.ac.uk>
To: Jacob Palme <jpalme@DSV.SU.SE>
Subject: Re: Humming can be superior to "show of hands"
Organization: speaking for none
Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, Jacob Palme wrote: > The ITU chairman at the on-going IETF meeting in Oslo (July > 1999) expressed surprise at the humming, and said that a > show of hands was more what he was accustomed to. Since the rows are weighted so that people who have read drafts and are therefore able to express intelligent opinions are supposed to be in the two front rows, does this mean that raised hands or murmurs in the front rows count more than those further back? L. hope so. Rough consensus is all very well until it turns into democracy. <L.Wood@surrey.ac.uk>PGP<http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/L.Wood/>