[Internal-cg] SUBSTANTIVE: RFP Timing

Paul Wilson pwilson at apnic.net
Wed Aug 27 10:29:33 UTC 2014

I agree with this approach as well.


On 27 Aug 2014, at 2:08 am, Alissa Cooper <alissa at cooperw.in> wrote:

> On 8/26/14, 6:35 AM, "Daniel Karrenberg" <daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net>
> wrote:
>> [I am sorry but I must have missed the consensus call on publishing the
>> RFP before the IGF. Am I the only one?]
>> I was surprised that a lot of you expressed that you want to publish the
>> RFP before the IGF even though our call uncovered that the text is not
>> final today. So there will be changes. Whatever one might think about
>> the substance of those, there will be a new text which we will have to
>> agree on.
>> So I must raise the question of how we agree on the final text as a
>> group. What will be the mechanism for agreement and the time involved?
>> I suggested to do this at the next f2f meeting because it does not seem
>> practical to me to achieve agreement by another mechanism before that
>> meeting. If we can agree on another mechanism that works faster, all the
>> better!
>> Not using a mechanism that clearly establishes agreement is what I meant
>> with "On the Fly!".
>> I have no objections against sharing the current draft with anyone,
>> including communities and IGF participants. I am not opposed to even
>> publishing it as the current draft. But until we agree as a group it has
>> to stay "draft". We could even say "Draft scheduled to be agreed on
>> September 6th" if we want to stress it is pretty stable.
> This is exactly what I was suggesting — with the hope that we can settle
> on some provisional fixes for the issues raised on the call today within
> two days, we can publish a stable draft before the IGF, continue to
> solicit feedback on the draft from our communities, and finalize it after
> the IGF, either on Sept 6, on the list, or whenever we schedule our next
> conference call.
> Alissa
>> So how are we going to agree on the final text?
>> Daniel
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