My thoughts about the problems of the IETF
erosen at cisco.com
Thu Apr 17 13:34:13 CEST 2003
> There seems to be a common misconception in IETF that people can't
> appeal a WG or IESG decision based on technical grounds. RFC 2026 is
> quite clear that this is possible.
This is no misconception. Regardless of what some document might say, the
IESG will not overrule the "responsible" AD on technical grounds, and the
IAB will only overrule the IESG if there are egregious process violations.
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