Trusting the IESG to manage the reform process (was:Re:Doingthe Right Things?)

Eric Rescorla ekr at
Sun Jun 8 23:37:17 CEST 2003

Randy Bush <randy at> writes:

> > Do I have any totally convincing evidence? No. It's just my
> > intuition,
> ack
> > combined with the lack of strong evidence to the contrary.
> uh, i usually avoid the no white crows logic.
I don't see how we can avoid taking one position or the other,
because we have to decide what to do.

> maybe we should look at the time to process through iesg and the
> reasons we can find.  i do not claim to know any answer, but of
> course have silly perceptions based on my narrow little view of the
> movie.  so it would be really good to have some actual data.  would
> be nice if bill, harald, or someone with time could find a way to
> get something real on which we could base a discussion.
Well, Dave, Marshall, and I have all taken a stab at processing
the data we do have, which at least includes the time in and time
out of the IESG, as well as the magnitude of the changes.
I don't know what their conclusions were, but my analysis
didn't exactly sell me that there was a large quality effect.


[Eric Rescorla                                   ekr at]

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