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Re: Intelligence in standards-based software

From: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2001 12:03:07 -0400
Message-Id: <200105041603.MAA10448@astro.cs.utk.edu>
To: ned.freed@mrochek.com
cc: discuss@apps.ietf.org
> I understand you intend this to be humorous, but I think this actually
> deserves a serious response. When I present one of my own documents 
> to the IESG for approval I am automatically disqualified from acting as 
> a reviewer.  Additionally, anything I or any other IESG member presents 
> tends to be reviwed much more carefully than stuff coming in from other 
> sources. RIghtly or wrongly, the IESG is quite sensitive to charges of 
> favoritism, and if anything tends to err in the other direction.
> I only wish I didn't speak from experience on this particular point.

I can confirm this from my own experience.  I would even say that one or 
two IESG members are actively hostile to such submissions.  

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