Re: New Version Notification for draft-leiba-3777upd-eligibility-01.txt

Michael StJohns <mstjohns@comcast.net> Fri, 17 August 2012 23:44 UTC

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From: Michael StJohns <mstjohns@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: New Version Notification for draft-leiba-3777upd-eligibility-01.txt
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 19:44:34 -0400
To: John C Klensin <john@jck.com>
Cc: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>, S Moonesamy <sm+ietf@elandsys.com>, IETF discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>
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Read section 10, 3rd paragraph of RFC3777.  

> The prior year's Chair may select a designee from a pool composed of the voting
> volunteers of the prior year's committee and all prior Chairs if the Chair is unavailable.
> If the prior year's Chair is unavailable or is unable or unwilling to make such a
> designation in a timely fashion, the Chair of the current year's committee may select a
> designee in consultation with the Internet Society President.
So it's actually, the prior chair (first choice), any member of the prior committee, or 
any other prior chair.

Mike 

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On Aug 17, 2012, at 15:36, John C Klensin <john@jck.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> --On Friday, August 17, 2012 15:30 -0400 Michael StJohns
> <mstjohns@comcast.net> wrote:
> 
>> The advisor is the Immediately previous chair, or a member of
>> the previous noncom designated by that chair if he/she
>> declines to serve or is otherwise unavailable. 
> 
> That was what I thought until I reread 3777.  It says that the
> immediately previous chair serves as an advisor but also says
> that the Nomcom can appoint any other advisors it feels like.  I
> assume that combination is part of where "at least" came from.
> 
> But Barry's new text gets rid of that odd and possibly confusing
> way of stating things and is, IMO, a considerable improvement.
> 
>    john
>