Re: [RAI] RAI processes for handling work effectively

worley@ariadne.com (Dale R. Worley) Thu, 15 August 2013 16:39 UTC

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Subject: Re: [RAI] RAI processes for handling work effectively
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> From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
> 
> > That's hard to do if you don't have (1) a budget for maintaining a
> > staff of experts, either full-time or on a consulting basis, and (2)
> > granting the "someone" the authority to have their answer accepted by
> > all parties.
> 
> Michael Everson has been remarkably successful at doing this function on 
> the ietf-languages list for the last 15 years or so.

That's interesting.  I assume that item (1) is covered by his
willingness to volunteer for the task.  How did he achieve item (2)?
I suspect that it partly comes from having done the work for 15 years.

Dale