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[rpd] [Community-Discuss] Bylaws changes
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Wed Nov 9 18:10:27 UTC 2016
+2 Christian .
2016-11-09 16:01 GMT+00:00 Bope Domilongo Christian <christianbope at gmail.com
> [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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