Re: Stray thoughts on ' Update of IESG statement "Last Call Guidance to the Community"'

Bron Gondwana <brong@fastmailteam.com> Fri, 23 April 2021 06:52 UTC

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:52:12 +1000
From: "Bron Gondwana" <brong@fastmailteam.com>
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On Fri, Apr 23, 2021, at 08:42, Adam Roach wrote:
> > One can credibly make the opposite argument also: that it's hard to 
> > find the time/patience to scan all of the Last Call discussions that 
> > happen, just so you can be "in the loop" for the relatively rare Last 
> > Call discussions that seem important to you. 
> 
> 
> That's the same argument on a smaller scale: I asserted that we needed 
> (and then benefited from) a smaller haystack for the needles of 
> interest, and you're saying that the new, much smaller haystack may 
> still be too large for effective needle finding.

We call this the "stop bombarding me with noise" and "why was I not consulted?" conundrum in the Fastmail exec team - and it's a problem for sure.  When we solve that problem, then I'll be rich enough to fly business class to our next in-person meeting!  Maybe even first class.

Bron.

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