[rfc-dist] RFC 3929 on Alternative Decision Making Processes for Consensus-Blocked Decisions in the IETF

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        RFC 3929

        Title:      Alternative Decision Making Processes
                    for Consensus-Blocked Decisions in the IETF
        Author(s):  T. Hardie
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       October 2004
        Mailbox:    hardie at qualcomm.com
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 26493
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-hardie-alt-consensus-02.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3929.txt


This document proposes an experimental set of alternative
decision-making processes for use in IETF working groups.  There
are a small number of cases in IETF working groups in which the
group has come to consensus that a particular decision must be made
but cannot agree on the decision itself.  This document describes
alternative mechanisms for reaching a decision in those cases.  This
is not meant to provide an exhaustive list, but to provide a known set
of tools that can be used when needed.

This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Discussion and
suggestions for improvement are requested.  Distribution of this memo
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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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