[secdir] ADs and directorates

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Mon, 04 March 2013 17:27 UTC

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I'm sure some of you are following the discussion on
the IETF discuss list about the transport area and
the difficulty in finding an AD for that. (Thread
starts at [1]).

Some people are asking things like "could directorates
help reduce the time commitment of ADs" and of course
secdir are the poster-child good directorate (thanks
again!) so Sean and I would like to get your opinions
about that, as it might relate to secdir, at the lunch
next week. (Or via mail if you won't be there.)

Just as an example, some people are suggesting that
directorates might take on more of the AD role, so
for secdir, do you think that's crazy, worth-a-look,
a really good idea, or something else?

We're not proposing to actually do anything right
now, but it'd be good if Sean and I knew what you
folks think about such suggestions as they relate
to the security area.

Your more general thoughts would of course also be
useful, but are probably better sent to the IETF
discussion list.


[1] http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf/current/msg77418.html