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[AfriNIC-rpd] Discarding dead policies

SM sm at
Fri May 18 14:41:58 UTC 2012

Hi Mark,
At 04:11 18-05-2012, Mark Elkins wrote:
>With respect to Global Policies that have entered or passed any part of
>the AfriNIC process (from start to Board ratification), if it becomes
>clear that a Global Policy can not become Global Policy because other
>regions have not passed, neither intend to pass them, (are there any
>other reasons?) then - regardless of the stage that the policy is at
>(for example - it may not yet have been ratified by the Board), I
>believe the PDP Chairs should have the discretion to raise such stale
>global polices before the community at a face to face meeting and ask
>for consensus for the global policy to be discarded.
>Something along these lines?

There have been negative comments about the way a global policy 
proposal was handled.  The PDWG Chairs have some discretion.  One 
question is whether the decision taken might open the way for 
problems in future.  That's the angle I would look at for the above suggestion.


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