Re: I-D Action: draft-rsalz-termlimits-00.txt

Jared Mauch <jared@puck.nether.net> Thu, 21 October 2021 10:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: I-D Action: draft-rsalz-termlimits-00.txt
From: Jared Mauch <jared@puck.nether.net>
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> On Oct 20, 2021, at 8:54 PM, John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:
> 
> PS: there is also the outlier IETF Trust, where we have specifically asked for people to stay on for
> a long time because the institutional memory is so important.  I am the longest serving current trustee
> and it is often useful to be able to tell the other trustees why did we do this or why didn't we do that.

There is a variant of this that plays out in the IAB, some things don’t happen very often and when they do, knowing what and why behind things is important to avoid pitfalls from the past.

- jared