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

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Thu Jul 31 07:44:23 PDT 2008

>* Please give a concise summary of how this restructuring model differs 
>from the current
>   model.  Note that the proposed model is so general that it includes as 
> one case the current
>   ISOC contract with ISI for RFC Editor services.
>* What will be the lengths of tenure of the independent submissions 
>supervisor and of
>    the RFC Editor?  Also, what length of time will the contract with 
> the  Production
>    House cover?  This is relevant to stability, continuity, and staff 
> morale  under
>    the restructured organization.
>* Clearly indicate whether the positions described will be funded by ISOC, or
>   will get only travel and similar "administrative" expenses reimbursed.
>* The (new) RFC Editor position is implied to be a manager and have
>    responsibilities, yet this position has no authority.  Responsibility
>    without authority is a well-known "bog".

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