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[AfriNIC-rpd] Public Comments on the PDWG Co-Chair Candidate

Douglas Onyango ondouglas at
Thu May 17 11:10:25 UTC 2012


On 17 May 2012 09:45, McTim <dogwallah at> wrote:
>>> IF Paulos chose to relinquish his seat as co-chair, this would put the
>>> PDPWG is a really precarious situation.
> @ Douglas, not precarious at all, WE are the pdwg, we select co-chairs
> to follow us, not to lead!

McTim, I meant precarious from a continuity perspective. here is the
scenario i had in mind:
Our only candidate who isn't familiar with PDPWG activity or its
running manages to get elected as co-chair....Paulos relinquishes his
seat which is also taken up by another individual not very familiar
with the process.........

I know the PDP allows for replacing a candidate, but this wasn't my
core concern; mine is with continuity, which is why the staggered
terms are in the process.....

If the situation I describe above plays out, the continuity clause or
any other won't remedy this situation. This is why I alluded to

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