[rfc-i] On two committees

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 12:18:20 PST 2010

On 2010-12-02 09:05, Bob Braden wrote:
>> We could try that. However, if the future RSE comes from outside
>> our community, it would likely take a couple of years for him or her
>> to learn how things work around here and get the knack of forming
>> and judging consensus.
> Brian,
> I don't see this as a problem in reality.  The REOC makes the final
> consensus judgment in any case, and if the issue is REALLY BIG, then the
> IAB can still intervene.  But only if it is REALLY BIG and REALLY BAD,
> hopefully.
> Bob Braden

Agreed. This issue is not a show-stopper, just an observation about the
model. In particular, I wouldn't want a competent RSE to lose the job
because they didn't grok our culture in the first couple of months.


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