Re: bettering open source involvement

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Fri, 29 July 2016 18:00 UTC

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> It appears that rather than trying to find ways to reduce friction,
> the attitude is that people must dedicate their lives to the IETF
> alter in order to get things done. Part of this is because to some
> extent IETF is driven by people who are paid by their organizations to
> be full time IETFers. My company allows my participation in IETF
> working groups (as well as other places) but does not “sponsor” it.
> This isn’t a complaint but rather, recognition of reality. Is it any
> wonder that so many people who get involved in the IETF because of one
> particular thing end up walking away from standards work?

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