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[rpd] [Community-Discuss] Bylaws changes
Bope Domilongo Christian
christianbope at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 16:01:19 UTC 2016
[Speaking on my own capacity]
I would have loved to not get involved in this discussion about Board and
PDP. But I think it is important to consider keeping the PDP, Buttom-up,
Community Driven and Consensus based. And any policy adopted by the Board
if need be shall go to the PDP for consideration.
On 9 November 2016 at 23:48, Arnaud AMELINA <amelnaud at gmail.com> wrote:
> Le 9 nov. 2016 13:33, "Alan Barrett" <alan.barrett at afrinic.net> a écrit :
> > > On 9 Nov 2016, at 18:36, ALAIN AINA <aalain at trstech.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > What i am sensing here is Board being involved in the “rough
> consensus” process of the PDPWG which is different from board adopting its
> own policies which shall be submitted to the community for endorsement.
> > >
> > > Ok. In case of deadlock as described above and if the board made the
> decision over policy proposals being discussed, why bring the adopted
> policy back to the same community for endorsement ?
> > There are two ways to make policy:
> > The normal way: Policy is made by the community and ratified by the
> Board. See Bylaws 11.2 and 11.3, and the PDP.
> > The unusual way: Policy is made by the Board and endorsed by the
> community. See Bylaws 11.4 and 11.5.
> > The changes under discussion do not affect the normal process (PDP, and
> Bylaws 11.2 and 11.3). The changes under discussion are intended to
> prevent the Board from abusing the unusual process (Bylaws 11.4 and 11.5).
> > My example (not quoted) was intended to illustrate why it is sometimes
> a good idea to let the Baord adopt policies that do not reach rough
> It seems to me that the problem that Alain is raising, is board
> involvement in adoption of Policy proposals which do not reach rough
> consensus for adoption at the PDPWG level .
> > Alan Barrett
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