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Re: Wg's which have not made progress lately

From: Brian E Carpenter <brian@hursley.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 10:11:12 -0600
Message-ID: <3A6715A0.5EF68BBB@hursley.ibm.com>
To: Patrik Fältström <paf@cisco.com>
CC: discuss@apps.ietf.org
Patrik,

Maybe there are cases where the topic is important and extra
effort would appear if people (other than the chairs and current
participants) knew the WG was under threat. 

I understand that you may hesitate to name-and-shame in public,
but a list of the WGs you consider to be stuck would be interesting.

   Brian

Patrik Fältström wrote:
> 
> We have in Apps Area a number of groups which want to have working
> groups. The line is getting longer and longer, and that is NOT FUN.
> 
> Reason for not "just" creating new wg's is that we have limited
> resources in various places, and resources are held up by old wg's
> which move forward very slowly -- if moving at all, and not always in
> the correct direction maybe?
> 
> I will as Area Director start forcing wg's to decide to be closed,
> and documents moved to personal contributions.
> 
> Note that this doesn't prohibit the documents to be published as an
> RFC in the future, but as individual contributions.
> 
> If people have any problem with this, or other ideas on how to free
> resources, let me and Ned know.
> 
>      paf
> 
> --
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