Re: How to tell people... Was: We appear to still be litigating OAuth, oops

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Sat, 27 February 2021 20:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: How to tell people... Was: We appear to still be litigating OAuth, oops
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Keith Moore <moore@network-heretics.com> wrote:
    >> This is one of the reasons I would like to see the IETF move towards a
    >> W3C style plenary in which WGs are required to provide short
    >> introductions to what they do. No, not status reports: an elevator
    >> pitch.

    > We actually had similar plenaries, long ago, as a way to keep the
    > broader community informed about what individual WGs were doing. First
    > thing Monday mornings, as I recall.

Yes, my first IETF, 36 had that.  By IETF40, they were gone, considered a
waste of common time.  There clearly was some value that we are now partially
missing.

There have been a few IAB Tech plenaries and SAAG presentations that fall
into the elevator pitch.  Tiru Reddy most recently did one on DOTS, for instance.

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Michael Richardson <mcr+IETF@sandelman.ca>   . o O ( IPv6 IøT consulting )
           Sandelman Software Works Inc, Ottawa and Worldwide