Trusting the IESG to manage the reform process (was:Re:Doingthe
Jim.Bound at hp.com
Sat Jun 7 23:33:56 CEST 2003
Reward and Punshiment should be used more.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Rescorla [mailto:ekr at rtfm.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2003 12:13 PM
> To: Wijnen, Bert (Bert)
> Cc: problem-statement at alvestrand.no; Brian E Carpenter
> Subject: Re: Trusting the IESG to manage the reform process
> (was:Re:Doingthe Right Things?)
> "Wijnen, Bert (Bert)" <bwijnen at lucent.com> writes:
> > > >
> > > > Absent specific proposals, we cannot know whether the cited
> > > > problem of a bottleneck requires us "to change the way we make
> > > > decisions" or more simply requires that we do
> > > > with existing tasks and responsibilities.
> > > >
> > > > If the latter suffices, then in fact we continue to
> make decisions
> > > > in the same way. We simply target different types of
> decisions to
> > > > different groups.
> > >
> > > ...or simply give the existing decision-taking group
> better input to
> > > work with, such as fully reviewed and nit-free documents.
> > >
> > Amen!
> I'm afraid we're now back to the issue I mentioned before SF.
> Do WGs get rewarded for producing such documents and punished
> for not producing them. I'm not sure that's true. To the
> extent it's not, it's hardly surprising that they don't.
> [Eric Rescorla ekr at rtfm.com]
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