Re: New Version Notification for draft-leiba-3777upd-eligibility-01.txt

Michael StJohns <mstjohns@comcast.net> Fri, 17 August 2012 19:30 UTC

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From: Michael StJohns <mstjohns@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: New Version Notification for draft-leiba-3777upd-eligibility-01.txt
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:30:37 -0400
To: John C Klensin <john@jck.com>
Cc: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>, S Moonesamy <sm+ietf@elandsys.com>, IETF discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>
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The advisor is the Immediately previous chair, or a member of the previous noncom designated by that chair if he/she declines to serve or is otherwise unavailable. 

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On Aug 17, 2012, at 12:09, John C Klensin <john@jck.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> --On Friday, August 17, 2012 10:05 -0400 Russ Housley
> <housley@vigilsec.com> wrote:
> 
>> The document says:
>> 
>>       o  Bullet 3, paragraph 1 is replaced by this:    
>>        
>>             The nominating committee comprises at least a
>> Chair, 10 voting                   volunteers, 4 liaisons, and an
>> advisor.
>> 
>> The Past Chair is missing.
>> 
>> The adviser is not required, as implied by the "at least" in
>> this sentence.
>> 
>> Also, if I understand properly, the ISOC BoT is allowed to
>> provide a liaison, but they are not required to do so.
> 
> Russ,
> 
> Isn't the "advisor" the "Past Chair" in the context of that
> sentence?   Note that "comprises at least a Chair, 10 voting
> volunteers, 3 liaisons, and an advisor" comes straight out of
> 3777, where it is the first paragraph of item 3 of Section 4.
> 
> To avoid making the text ambiguous, confusing, or overly
> sensitive to things that might change as other things evolve,
> would it to be appropriate to say:
> 
>    The nominating committee is comprised of a Chair, ten
>    voting volunteers, the immediate past nominating
>    committee Chair in an advisory capacity, plus liaisons
>    and optional additional advisor(s) as described in
>    Section 4 of RFC 3777.
> 
> ??
> 
> best,
>   john
> 
>