Sloppy Charters (was: Re: Discipline of Internet Protocol Engineering)

john.loughney at john.loughney at
Fri Jun 6 20:05:26 CEST 2003

Hi John,

> I think those sorts of weak communications are a problem. 
> Without knowing which WG you head, or which AD is involved, I'd 
> suggest that, if you have a continuing poor-communication 
> problem, you need to have some serious conversations with the AD 
> and, if necessary, perhaps with the other AD in the area about a 
> switch, or with the IETF Chair.  If those don't work, you need 
> to think about conversations with Nomcoms or more dramatic 
> actions.

I am not thinking of my AD in particular, but also the IESG in
general.  As I've edited documents in several areas, I've noticed
a general tendancy that the IESG has many balls to juggle, and 
engaging chairs / editors in technical things tends to fall 
(unless it is a discussion during IETF last call).


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