Re: Wow, we're famous, was WG Review: Effective Terminology in IETF Documents (term)

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Wed, 14 April 2021 18:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: Wow, we're famous, was WG Review: Effective Terminology in IETF Documents (term)
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On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 11:01:55AM -0700, Jim Fenton wrote:
> The question I keep asking myself (and I don’t have an answer) is whether by
> focusing on terminology in this way we are distracting ourselves from making
> more meaningful efforts to make IETF more inclusive. I don’t know what those
> more meaningful efforts might be, but I hope we’re addressing the big
> problems first.

Fernando has pointed out repeatedly that ISOC used to have a sponsorship
program for participants from economically disadvantaged countries, and
that this program has been terminated.

But we _care_ so *so* much!