Re: [ga] remote participation
Dave and all remaining assembly members,
Dave Crocker wrote:
> At 11:51 AM 2/18/2001, Sandy Harris wrote:
> >I think we ensure that by making it clear that decisions are made on the
> >list. An ICANN-sponsored face=to-face session has no more authority than
> >a meeting of a group of our players at an IETF meeting or CFP or .. would.
> >The list provides the agenda for face-to-face sessions, receives the
> >feedback and makes the decisions.
> This is exactly the IETF model. It has worked well for 12 years, and
> through massive increases in participation.
Yes, but as we have seen over the past 2 years the IETF model is breaking
down and in some specific situations has broken down. Changed is both
needed and underway.
> ps. Anyone inclined to dismiss the IETF experience, on the basis that
> engineering group processes are unrelated to the sort of work ICANN must
> do, needs to gain some experience with the personalities and dynamics of
> the IETF...
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