Danger to the Net? (Re: My thoughts about the problems of the IETF)

Harald Tveit Alvestrand harald at alvestrand.no
Mon Apr 21 21:25:17 CEST 2003

--On mandag, april 21, 2003 08:05:01 -0700 Dave Crocker <dhc at dcrocker.net> 

> Harald,
> HTA> at the risk of sounding a call for flamage....
> ...
> HTA> I am beginning to be as tired of hearing about unnamed ADs wielding
> unnamed HTA> threats to unnamed document authors over unnamed technical
> issues for HTA> unnamed political reasons as you must be of feeling the
> pushback.
> And therein lies a major problem in the IETF right now.
> There is no "risk" of flamage.  It is a certainty.
> Open frank discussion of particulars about an AD is never productive
> in the IETF.

well - have we tried it?
if not - do we know that it's not productive?

> So you are probably not alone in being tired of this mode of
> communication.
> However it is probably more important to be concerned that that we
> have an environment that necessitate that mode.
> d/
> --
>  Dave Crocker <mailto:dcrocker at brandenburg.com>
>  Brandenburg InternetWorking <http://www.brandenburg.com>
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