My thoughts about the problems of the IETF

Keith Moore moore at
Thu Apr 17 11:59:15 CEST 2003

> Keith> it's  very clear  that WGs  in general  and WG  chairs  in particular
> Keith> already have too much power - this is why IESG is under such a strain
> Keith> to try to curb their excesses.  It's 13 people against the mobs. 
> The fact that so  many of the "old boys" hold this  point of view is perhaps
> the number one problem. 

heaven forbid that the people who actually have experience from all sides of
the table should express an opinion.  if those who actually have experience
can be discredited as "old boys" we can arrange for the ignorant to get their

> If you think the WGs are damaging  the Internet, wait till you see what will
> happen if we leave an opening for the ITU-T to get into the act. 

no disagreement there.


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