MAJOR ISSUE: "Concentration of power"

Keith Moore moore at
Thu Jun 19 17:05:16 CEST 2003

I'm very much in agreement with Harald's model of trust networks within

I'm not so sure about excessive reliance on personal relationships, but
I think it's an interesting viewpoint which is worthy of further


> I percieve the
> distinction more in terms of trust networks than in terms of classes -
> and the trust networks of most of the percieved "ruling class"
> described here are, as far as I can percieve, rarely if ever inclusive
> of the whole class, are quite changeable, and have lots of members who
> are not members of any unified "class". This is related to my problem
> stated as "the IETF runs on personal networks".
> SUGGESTED RESOLUTION: None. This appears to be a viewpoint held by
> others. So I'll just state that I disagree.
> ISSUE: The problem identified in [WRONG] as excessive reliance on
> personal relationships is not reflected anywhere in section 2.5. Its
> closest relation is 2.5.5, but the focus seems different.
> [WRONG] =

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