[rfc-i] I-D Action: draft-iab-rfc-editor-model-v2-04.txt -3.1 & 4.3

Joel M. Halpern jmh at joelhalpern.com
Tue Mar 13 11:12:53 PDT 2012

Thanks SM.  That is helpful.  That helps me understand what you wanted, 
and should help end up with better wording.


On 3/13/2012 12:02 PM, SM wrote:
>> The sentence makes somewhat more sense (although i can well believe it
>> could use editing) in context.  The context is the section about
>> disputes.   The RSE is being given explicit authority to keep the
>> trains running on time, and to get enough information to know whether
>> there are bigger issues, even if that requires making some unilateral
>> decisions. Without this text, and with the unfortuantly capable
>> imagination of the commentors, it was possible to envision situations
>> where the whole RFC Editor process could be driven to a halt.  And
>> that was unacceptable.
> Ok.  I'll suggest text:
>     The RSE may make final decisions unilaterally only to assure the
>     functioning of the process; and while there is an evaluation of
>     current policies to determine whether they are appropriately
>     implemented or need adjustment.
> I am not sure whether I captured the intent correctly.
> Regards,
> -sm

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