Michael Everson everson at
Thu Sep 4 00:13:39 CEST 2008

On 3 Sep 2008, at 19:58, Phillips, Addison wrote:

> In particular, Michael can decide to approve or not approve a given  
> registration request. He (or others) may propose a modified request  
> for his approval during the “two week discussion period”, but he can  
> only approve or disapprove of the mooted request. He *may* decide it  
> based on “rough consensus” (the usual IETF policy), but he *may*  
> also reject it based on even a single compelling opinion (which may  
> be his own opinion, so long as it is clearly expressed on the list).  
> There is an appeals process for cases in which people feel that  
> Michael has been capricious in approving or rejecting an item.

I'm pleased to note that in the 11 years I have served as reviewer we  
have never seen an appeal.

> FWIW, I prefer having both ‘zh’ and ‘zh-Latn’ as prefix fields. I  
> don’t see any objection to approving these items, just to the final  
> record form.
> I also note: if ‘zh’ is given as a prefix now, ‘zh-latn’ can be  
> added later. The converse is *also* true.

Well if that is the case, why not both now?

Michael Everson *

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