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[AfriNIC-rpd] About the policy BOF

Wed May 9 08:07:15 UTC 2007

I'm not sure that's correct. There is a specific document from AfriNIC
defining the PDP and how the consensus is achieved that you can point to ?

I think that broader participation is achieved thru the consideration of
both the mailing list and the face-to-face meeting AND the last call.


> De: Alain Patrick AINA <aalain at>
> Organización: technologies réseaux et Solutions (
> Responder a: <aalain at>, AfriNIC Resource Policy Discussion List
> <rpd at>
> Fecha: Tue, 8 May 2007 21:05:39 +0000
> Para: <rpd at>
> Asunto: Re: [AfriNIC-rpd] About the policy BOF
> On Friday 04 May 2007 17:10:13 JORDI PALET MARTINEZ wrote:
>> Hi Alain,
>> I think you're missing a very important point.
>> The consensus not only depends on the list. It may happen that you don't
>> find consensus in the list because a few objections, but later on, the
>> presentation in a face to face meetings achieve that consensus. Of course,
>> it may be also in the other way around.
>> That's why there is also a last call period in the list, as already was
>> indicated to you yesterday in the meeting.
> We only seek  consensus at face_to_face, and it seems useless to assess the
> consensus  without considering the outcome of the 30 days discussions on the
> mailing list.
> The PDP says "30 days before face to face and back for 30 days if no
> consensus."
> The PDP is designed to allow large participation in policy development as it
> is known that few of us can travel to face_to_face.
> --alain
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