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

Brian Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Fri, 16 April 2021 07:01 UTC

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From: Brian Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:01:33 +1200
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Subject: Re: the old fellowship program, was Wow, we're famous
To: Fernando Gont <fernando@gont.com.ar>
Cc: Warren Kumari <warren@kumari.net>, "Salz, Rich" <rsalz=40akamai.com@dmarc.ietf.org>, Marc Petit-Huguenin <marc@petit-huguenin.org>, John Levine <johnl@taugh.com>, IETF discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>
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The f2f part is simply not true for the next two years; please see RFC8989.

Regards,
    Brian Carpenter
    (via tiny screen & keyboard)

On Fri, 16 Apr 2021, 18:15 Fernando Gont, <fernando@gont.com.ar> wrote:

> On 15/4/21 19:53, Warren Kumari wrote:
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> > However, as much as I like this idea, it also has some really bad
> > downsides -- it implicitly advantages those from larger companies.
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> So does the "power structure" in the IETF. -- the very requirement to be
> a NOMCOM member favor those who attend the f2f meetings, which tend to
> be sponsored by larger companies. Similarly, there seems to be a bias in
> leadership positions towards larger companies.
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> Cheers,
> --
> Fernando Gont
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