[arin-ppml] ARIN-PPML Digest, Vol 55, Issue 76

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 19:25:40 EST 2010


On Jan 31, 2010, at 4:20 PM, Rudolph Daniel <rudi.daniel at gmail.com>  
wrote:

>
> I really cannot see any conceivable value in the argument that the  
> AC can make a bad decision. Decision yes but never a bad decision.

I disagree. We all can and do make bad decisions.

> The processes surely, allows the community to reflect on decisions  
> made by the AC through the petition process.

Exactly. We must remain answerable to the entire community, and the  
petition process is one way to make sure that happens.

-Scott

>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 2:15 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> > On Jan 29, 2010, at 5:07 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> >> Of course it did. ?The success of the petition means one thing -  
> that
> >> the AC made a bad decision.
> >
> > I disagree. ?I think the AC made the absolutely correct decision  
> and that
> > the petition means that 10 or more members of the community disagree
> > with the AC's decision sufficiently strongly that they successfully
> > petitioned it. That's how the process is supposed to work. ?There's
> > nothing wrong with it.
>
> Hi Owen,
>
> That depends whether this one incident becomes a pattern. One incident
> standing alone means the process is working as intended. A pattern of
> incidents, should one develop, would mean that the AC is  suppressing
> public participation.
>
> Something to consider the next time you vote to abandon a policy
> simply because you think it's "bad." That isn't what you were elected
> to do.
>
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
>
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