# appeal mechanisms was Re: Ombuds-process

Spencer Dawkins spencer at mcsr-labs.org
Mon Jun 30 09:23:27 CEST 2003

Dear Keith,

Your proposal does not seem solutionist to me - just very pragmatic!

I agree that our problem is NOT "we don't have enough formal appeals"...

Spencer

----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Moore" <moore at cs.utk.edu>
To: "avri" <avri at apocalypse.org>
Cc: <problem-statement at alvestrand.no>; <moore at cs.utk.edu>
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 8:15 AM
Subject: Re: appeal mechanisms was Re: Ombuds-process

>
> \begin{solution-space}
> IMHO, if we were to have a mechanism to aid people who have trouble
grokking
> the process it should not be exclusively for appeals.   appeals are very
> time-consuming for both appellant and IESG; our goal must be to arrange
things
> so that appeals are hardly ever necessary.  so we need to think in terms
of
> helping people get a fair result long before an appeal would be
considered.
> \end{solution-space}



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