Re: So where have all these new 6man WG people come from?

otroan@employees.org Thu, 28 May 2020 15:37 UTC

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> +1 on this.  Also, hats off to Ole for explicitly acknowledging that this is a vendor proxy war.

As far as I can tell this behaviour started with the adoption of the SRH document and has continued ever since.
The SR-PGM appeal is another example of collateral damage.

It's the Karpman drama triangle playing out.

> As an independent operator of services, I find it disappointing and thoroughly distasteful to see representatives from otherwise reputable vendors engage in a protocol assassination attempt for what are very obviously political reasons.
> 
> This is abusive and damaging to the IETF,  to the development of useful building-block technologies, and serves to act directly against the interests of technology consumers.  It needs to stop.

Indeed.
How though, is the difficult part. Trying to mediate leads to being dragged into the conflict, accused of taking sides and losing credibility.

Best regards,
Ole