WGs/AD [IETF areas re-organisation steps]

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Fri, 26 December 2014 19:40 UTC

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Subject: WGs/AD [IETF areas re-organisation steps]
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On 27/12/2014 06:46, Alia Atlas wrote:
>> I'm a little bit surprised that the RTG area load has gone up like this,
>> and so quickly.  Is it the various SDN things that are pushing this, or is it
>> that the RTG area currently has the most enthusiasm for YANG work?
> It's a mixture of things combined with RTG already being at the very top edge
> of workload.  In RTG we have/will have about 21 active WGs; if we add a
> third routing AD,
> then RTG will absorb 3 WGs from INT.  Granted that one is not active and may
> be merged in, we are still looking at about 23 WGs for RTG with a more
> average load being about 8 WGs/AD.

So let's be frank about this. Today (excluding the General Area AD
with his crippling load of 1 WG) we have 129 WGs for 14 Ads,
which is 9.2 WGs/AD. That is clearly too many, so should there
be a target ratio and a plan for reaching it?