Re: [MMUSIC] [rtcweb] Proposed Agenda for Interim

Eric Rescorla <> Wed, 02 January 2013 22:26 UTC

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Subject: Re: [MMUSIC] [rtcweb] Proposed Agenda for Interim
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On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Bernard Aboba <>wrote:

> Cullen said:
> "3) if we are going to have an MMUSIC face to face interim meeting, it
> would need AD approval and 4 weeks notices which puts us very close do the
> deadline so this needs to get sort out real soon. "
> [BA] I see no particularly good reason why this can't  happen quickly.  In
> fact, why not schedule two MMUSIC interims, 4-6 weeks apart from each
> other?  If travel is an issue, they can be virtual.  EKR's issue list is a
> fine starting point, and there is an informal IESG telechat tomorrow
> (3-Jan) as well as one on 10-Jan-2013.

I'm not in principle opposed to "virtual" interims, but my general feeling
that we should be using face-to-face time to cover the most important and
intractable issues. ISTM that those are the ones that I listed in my email.

Accordingly, I don't think it makes sense to have virtual MMUSIC interims
to discuss the important stuff and a F2F RTCWEB interim to discuss the


Ted's suggestion (to cover this in the RTCWEB interim) might do in a pinch,
> but really, MMUSIC WG has to develop a sense of urgency on this.  If things
> keep going as they have, by the time we get published RFCs out of MMUSIC,
> implementations will have been in the field for years.
> If MMUSIC were a Hollywood Celebrity, we'd be *way* past the time for
> "tough love" and on the front page of the National Enquirer for the Nth
> time.