[tz] Replacing the TZ Coordinator

Paul Goyette paul at whooppee.com
Tue Sep 21 22:20:12 UTC 2021

On Tue, 21 Sep 2021, Stephen Colebourne via tz 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?

I do NOT believe that a change is required.

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