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[AfriNIC-rpd] About the policy BOF
dogwallah at gmail.com
Tue May 8 06:49:31 UTC 2007
On 5/8/07, Vincent Ngundi <vincent at kenic.or.ke> wrote:
I agree with you on all of your (elided) points above
> (b) I also think we should come up with a more explicit way of
> measuring consensus at the open public policy meetings.
> clearly important and is not well addressed in the current PDP.
> Should we measure consensus as a percentage, say 75%, of the total
> number of members who vote in favour of a certain policy proposal?
> Some registries, like APNIC, use a percentage to measure consensus
> and I think this would be a nice idea.
I wasn't aware that APNIC did this, perhaps it's becasue culturally it seems
they have the same issue we do (non-participation by all but a handful of
I would like to see at least training on consensus finding for the WG
chairs, IIRC they did this in the RIPE region few years back.
I'm not sure that voting and setting a hard number (percentage) is the way
to go, but I'm willing to keep an open mind on it.
$ whois -h whois.afrinic.net mctim
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