[arin-discuss] process and description of meetings

Lee Howard spiffnolee at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 15 14:56:57 EDT 2009

----- Original Message ----
> From: Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at ipinc.net>
> To: Lee Howard <spiffnolee at yahoo.com>
> Cc: Steve Bertrand <steve at ibctech.ca>; arin-discuss at arin.net
> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 1:20:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [arin-discuss] process and description of meetings
> Lee Howard wrote:
> > The Draft Policy is the text that goes to the public policy meetings.  
> Alternating with other informative presentations, every
> > Draft is presented to the people present (including remote participants),
> > beginning with a history of the proposal, including a summary of the debate so 
> far.  For instance, for proposal 2009-4 presented in San
> > Antonio, we learned that 18 people had made 58 posts, of whom 3 were in favor, 
> and 4 were against it (the rest apparently weren't
> > clear about their positions).  
> But, Lee, this is EXACTLY how it works In Real Life, ie: in real
> government.

"The rest weren't clear [in their posts] about their positions."
Clarification added.

.. . . 
> Your making, I think, a rather insulting assumption that the people who
> don't post about a topic are failing to post because they are unclear,
> or confused, or have trouble following it.

No, the point was that we couldn't tell from their posts what their 
position was.



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