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Re: bring sense to the ietf - volunteer for nomcom

  • From: Masataka Ohta
  • Date: Mon Sep 04 22:19:22 2000


> Volunteering for NOMCOMM and making sure operators have a chance
> to influence the selection of the IESG and IAB may help bring
> at least those bodies half a clue, and ideally help make the IETF
> a little more relevant to those of us actually building the Internet
> that those bodies seek to "standardize" and "architect".
> The other alternative is to maintain a running P.R. war between
> the I* organization which is simply wrong, and those of us who
> have to explain to our investors why they are wrong.  That takes work too.


I'm afraid the history is that ISO started hearing real world voices
only long after it has lost the war against the reality.

Well, you can try, as now may be long after IPv6 has lost the war
against the reality.

						Masataka Ohta