[tz] Robert Elz as TZ coordinator

Marshall Eubanks marshall.eubanks at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 12:45:56 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 8:16 AM, David Keegel <djk at cyber.com.au> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 07:08:03AM +1100, David Keegel wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 09:58:04PM +1100, David Keegel wrote:
>> >
>> > I support Robert Elz taking on the role of TZ Coordinator until Robert
>> > resigns from that role or the TZ mailing list reaches consensus on a
>> > new TZ Coordinator.
>> >
>> > Is anyone opposed?
>> If anyone does want to oppose Robert Elz being TZ Coordinator, this
>> is your last call - please speak up in the next day or so.
> It's clear to me that there is a consensus on the TZ list in favour of
> Robert Elz being TZ Coordinator for the time being.  I counted about 15
> supporters, 3 concurring (no objection), but most importantly 0 against,
> and no unresolved concerns that I recall.
> Thanks for your comments.  I see no need for any more support.
> Looking at section 4 of
>        https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-lear-iana-timezone-database/
> it looks like the next step is somebody tells the IESG that the TZ mailing
> list has reached a consensus that Robert Elz should be TZ Coordinator, then
> IESG should "confirm" that.
> Any volunteers for communicating with IESG?

As IETF Trust Chair, I would be glad to do that.

Generally, the IESG confirms things in their telechats, which happen
on Thursdays. So,
this may well take 1 or (my guess) 2 weeks to get on the agenda and
get through. If that
is a problem, it would be good to know that now.

Marshall Eubanks

> My goal here is to try using the process in the I-D and see if we can get
> that notion of the TZ Coordinator aligned with reality (Robert Elz has been
> acting like TZ Coordinator for a few weeks, which is a very good thing).
> For me it is partly as a "dot the I's" exercise, and partly to test the I-D
> and get a little experience in using it.
> --
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>  David Keegel <djk at cyber.com.au>        Cyber IT Solutions Pty. Ltd.
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