Re: New-comers (was Re: the old fellowship program)

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Sun, 18 April 2021 00:02 UTC

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Subject: Re: New-comers (was Re: the old fellowship program)
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Michael Thomas <mike@mtcc.com> wrote:
    > that you aren't being aggressive. Part of the problem is passive working
    > group chairs and that AD's don't scale to deal with that. Indeed, if you're
    > an AD about the last thing you want on your plate is wg chairs behaving badly
    > I would think.

I think that ADs have hard enough time just getting any WG chairs.
Getting rid of poorly performing ones is probably terribly difficult.

Having fewer WGs would help for many things, including scheduling.

But, given the tendacy to having more WGs, with extremely narrow focus, means
that we need a lot more good WG chairs than we have.

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Michael Richardson <mcr+IETF@sandelman.ca>   . o O ( IPv6 IøT consulting )
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