Re: IETF areas re-organisation steps

joel jaeggli <joelja@bogus.com> Tue, 20 January 2015 04:55 UTC

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On 1/19/15 6:55 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> Before we go too far with this, it just occurred to me that implicit in
> the discussion to date has been the notion that an AD spends most of
> their time managing WGs.

There's an enormous fraction of this activity that is devoted to
spherding documents through post-working group stages, reviewing other
documents prior to the telechat's that punctuate iesg review. and
triaging  documents where there are seriously problems. Those are not
by-in-large tied up in working group management.

> That might be the case for some areas but there are others where there
> is a huge amount of out of area work. Security for example.
> 
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