[rfc-i] Meaning of "IETF"

Dave CROCKER dhc at dcrocker.net
Fri Jul 1 07:28:28 PDT 2011

On 7/1/2011 7:21 AM, Joel M. Halpern wrote:
> I have some concern with the wording being suggested here. (The concept I agree
> with.)
> The "Internt community" in the first sentence includes more than just the IETF
> WGs, the IRTF, and even the Independent stream. it includes all the folks who
> make use of our RFCs, or whou could/should/would make use of them.
> And I have trouble with mandating that the RSE consult with that collection. As
> I said earlier, it is somewhat strange to make the arbiter of policy, and the
> group to be consulted, a group that you can't find.

How is that different from our usual construct of rough consensus in a 
non-membership environment?


   Dave Crocker
   Brandenburg InternetWorking

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