[rfc-i] Some questions about the RFC Editor restructuring plan

Geoff Huston gih at apnic.net
Thu Aug 7 15:15:58 PDT 2008


Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> On 2008-08-07 22:20, Olaf Kolkman wrote:
> ...
>> 1. The Independent Stream Approver job title
>>
>> The Independent Stream Approver is an unattractive name for the
>> function. It sounds like an accountant/auditing function not as the
>> "Chief Editor" of a important and relevant publication stream.
>>
>> Personally I think that this is a fair point. Suggestions for another
>> title that is more attractive are welcome.
> 
> I was certainly one of the people who said this, so I'd better make
> a suggestion. Since we need "RFC Editor" for the overall function,
> how about "RFC Reviewing Editor [for the Independent Stream]" where
> the part in brackets is only used when clarification is needed.


Creating obfuscated titles is a wonderful, but ultimately pointless, game

If the job is to review independent submissions then call the job "Independent Submission Reviewer"

Or is that just too practical?

Geoff






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