[Community-Discuss] Community-Discuss Digest, Vol 551, Issue 1

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Dec 20 23:58:06 UTC 2019

> On Dec 13, 2019, at 05:14 , Sander Steffann <sander at steffann.nl> wrote:


> Hi,


>> The best thing to do with the review policy is to abandon it. Unfortunately, despite sustained opposition and an inability to bring it to consensus, the authors persist.


> At some point the chairs are perfectly allowed to declare non-consensus and drop the proposal. It's their responsibility to make sure this working group functions, and wasting time on a proposal that is not getting consensus is harmful to this working group and its participants.

That’s not true as I understand the AfriNIC PDP. It’s true in other regions, but AfriNIC’s PDP is such that it remains on the docket until it expires (lack of an update for 12 months IIRC) or reaches consensus.

> It's not something to be done lightly, but I think that time has come…

If only wishing made it so. I agree with you.


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