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Re: Wg's which have not made progress lately

From: Patrik Fältström <paf@cisco.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 19:05:49 +0100
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To: "Marshall T. Rose" <mrose+mtr.netnews@dbc.mtview.ca.us>, <discuss@apps.ietf.org>
Cc: "Marshall Rose" <mrose@dbc.mtview.ca.us>
At 09.15 -0800 01-01-18, Marshall T. Rose wrote:
>may i ask that you and ned send email to each of the WGs in question,
>comparing their progress to their charter, and giving them a short amount of
>time to show progress or be nuke'd.

We are NOT after killing things because it is fun.

We want progress. If either this mail from me, or a future ping from 
me and Ned make the wg start work again, fine.

>a charter represents a contract between the ADs and a WG. the reasons that
>charters have milestones with dates is so that everyone can understand the
>timeliness and metabolism of the project and principals.


>when WGs go stale but don't die, they prevent other WGs from being formed.
>this is plainly unfair...

Exactly my point in my initial message. wg's _DO_ use resources just 
by existing.


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