[tz] Replacing the TZ Coordinator

Jacob Pratt jacob at jhpratt.dev
Tue Sep 21 21:54:31 UTC 2021

While only a casual follower of the mailing list, I personally believe a
change is necessary.

Jacob Pratt

On Tue, Sep 21, 2021, 17:43 Stephen Colebourne via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> The TZDB project is guided by RFC 6557. Section 4 allows the list to
> seek an alternate TZ coordinator where "The TZ Coordinator is not
> performing the function in accordance with community wishes".
> https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6557.html#section-4
> The RFC instructs as follows:
>    Members of the community should raise the
>    issue on the TZ mailing list and attempt to reach consensus on a new
>    candidate to fulfill the role of TZ Coordinator.  If rough consensus
>    cannot be reached easily, the Area Directors of the IETF Applications
>    Area should attempt to guide the members of the community to rough
>    consensus.  The candidate that is agreed upon by the community
>    through rough consensus shall be presented to the IESG for
>    confirmation.  If rough consensus cannot be reached, even with
>    guidance from the Applications Area Directors, the IESG shall use
>    whatever means it has at its disposal to choose a candidate who in
>    its best judgment will be able to fulfill the role of TZ Coordinator.
> Is there consensus on the list that a change is required?
> Is there a candidate willing to take on the role of TZ Coordinator?
> Stephen
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