Re: Call for Comment: <draft-iab-rfc3677bis> (IETF ISOC Board of Trustee Appointment Procedures)

"John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Wed, 24 February 2016 21:34 UTC

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>While this is certainly expedient, it's quite open-ended, entirely
>left up to the judgment of the sitting IAB about what "reasonable
>modifications" might mean.  Certainly, with a by-law change that adds
>a board appointment, most anyone would consider it reasonable to just
>add that appointment with the appropriate periodicity, and it's
>reasonable not to have to rev this document for that.

ISOC has no plans to change the way the board is appointed, and if we
were tp do so, I'm sure the IAB and everyone else would have months if
not years of advance notice.  Is this really a problem that needs to
be solved now?


R's,
John