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[rpd] Report of the Soft Landing isuue

Honest Ornella GANKPA honest1989 at
Mon Mar 27 13:49:22 UTC 2017

Hello Dewole

It has been suggested to take the points which have consensus on the wide
variety and get an editor to come up with a new version  if we really do
not want the current authors to do it.

Best regards

Honest Ornella GANKPA

2017-03-27 8:52 GMT+01:00 Dewole Ajao <dewole at>:

> The proposal "already in the PDP" (as you put it) deals with a wide
> variety of areas. That collection of areas has not found consensus. If the
> authors choose to whittle the proposal down to those areas that the
> community largely agrees on, the co-chairs would not need to point out
> areas that volunteers can adopt and put forward.
> Although proposals (once submitted to the RPD list) are supposed to be
> owned by the community and not the authors, the current
> definition/implementation of the AFRINIC PDP does not promote that enough.
> I stand to be corrected but I think that is why we find ourselves in this
> logjam today.
> The submission presented by co-chairs a week ago was to allow a chance to
> do things the collaborative way. A chance to disconnect from whatever
> sentiments exist and tackle policy issues (which is why we are here).
> I fail to see what makes you think the co-chairs are focusing on authors
> rather than policy.
> Dewole.
> Sent from a mobile device. Please excuse typos and autocorrect
> strangeness.
> On 26 Mar 2017, at 8:52 PM, Honest Ornella GANKPA <honest1989 at>
> wrote:
> Hi Dewole,
> *2017-03-26 18:37 GMT+01:00 Dewole Ajao <dewole at
> <dewole at>>:*
>> *There is more to benefit from collaborating on a single draft rather
>> than spewing out multiple proposals. *
> Agreed! So why are you asking for new proposals when there is already one
> in PDP.  Co-chairs need to focus on policy not authors.
>  Honest Ornella GANKPA
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