The need for smaller protocol specifications

Pekka Savola pekkas at
Wed Jun 11 13:23:53 CEST 2003

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Juergen Schoenwaelder wrote:
> >>>>> =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Patrik F=E4ltstr=F6m?= writes:
> [...]
> Thanks for your note - I appreciate it.

Also totally agree; very well written note, and one I agree with :-).

> Patrik> But, I definitely think we need to talk more carefully about
> Patrik> where the review is done, and how we make sure it is done. 
> Serious document reviews take time (a) for the review itself plus (b)
> for the followup discussions (and in my experience b >> a). The only
> reward for such a time investment is (perhaps) being mentioned in the
> acknowledgements section.
> To achieve more and better reviews, we simply have to make it more
> attractive for people to spend their time on serious reviews.

I agree.  My experience is that even if you very detailed reviews, people
don't always acknowledge you.  Many don't even have the acknowledgements
sections in the drafts.

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings

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