[rfc-i] [IAB] The proper role of an RSE

Danny McPherson danny at tcb.net
Wed Jan 5 08:03:05 PST 2011

On Jan 5, 2011, at 8:38 AM, Olaf Kolkman wrote:

> [...]

> - Assess if the decision is rooted in an apparent consensus and there has been sufficient opportunity for the community to engage.
> Obviously the decision needs to be grounded in what we collectively think is best for the RFC series and its community, and needs to be able to count on support of the folk that have to do the real work of implementing it.
> Note that there is no explicit goal to make the actual decision today. 
> Personally I still have doubts about the last point. Primarily given the timing of the appearance of the docs and its interference with the holiday season but also because I've heard that some folk find it difficult to come to this list with a contrarian view. That is unfortunate, but this list is the only place where they can go on record.

FWIW, I believe there has been sufficient time for open discussion, and that it's time for us to move forward, and do so much better informed given the efforts of all those that have contributed here and beyond.


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