[rfc-i] RSE and RAOC: IAB state, developing consensus, and strawman.

Ted Hardie ted.ietf at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 09:17:30 PST 2011


On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 5:52 AM, Olaf Kolkman <olaf at nlnetlabs.nl> wrote:
>>>
>>> The first assignment, documented in the SOW, is to develop a vision
>>> for the RFC series that takes into account that:
>>>
>>
>> Sadly, I don't think this works.  We've had repeated comments that
>> hiring people
>> without clear lines of authority and accountability results in
>> frustration, and this amounts
>> to hiring someone without clear accountability.  It is a very tempting
>> idea, but the way it is described sounds like a series of steps:
>>
>> 1) Develop connection to community (6-9 months)
>> 2) Develop vision of what job entails (order of months?)
>> 3) Do job.
>>
>
> Aha... I see what you read. Again this proves that communication is difficult.
>
> With 'first assignment' I was more thinking in terms of importance than in terms of completion along a time line.
>
> I think we can agree that one of the most important deliverables at the end of the (few year) term are the items i mentioned, correct?
>
> --Olaf

I agree it is an important activity.  I am not sure it can be
described as a deliverable, because
we don't want the process to stop.

Does this make the distinction more clear?

regards,

Ted


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