[rfc-i] Role of the Editorial Board
Brian E Carpenter
brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 15:12:13 PDT 2008
On 2008-09-23 09:19, Russ Housley wrote:
>> It seems to me that you will, by some mechanisms to be determined, choose
>> an RFC Editor and an IndSub Editor. It seems to me that both should
>> be able to organize their efforts as they see fit. This organization may
>> include choosing a group of people to provide advice. They might
>> choose the same
>> group of people -- and current experience shows that can work well. A set of
>> senior technical people with a relatively long experience in the IETF is
>> not a bad recipe for a first-order set of IndSub reviewers.
> I strongly agree. Each should be able to do their job. We should
> not impose one board on them. If they choose to look to the same
> people for advice, that is fine, but not required.
Exactly, and I thought Olaf's proposed rewrite was fine.
I understand Bob's reluctance to accrete bureaucracy. I wouldn't
object to starting out with the same set of people constituting
both Boards. But I think it's important to keep the roles very
distinct, in particular to guarantee the true independence of
the Independent stream.
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