[arin-ppml] [arin-council] AC Role in Petitions
owen at delong.com
Thu Apr 14 22:40:53 EDT 2011
On Apr 14, 2011, at 4:49 PM, Charles O'Hern wrote:
> On 4/14/11 3:09 PM, Scott Leibrand wrote:
>> The AC meeting minutes summarize the stated position of each AC member
>> who spoke in favor of or opposed to each motion. Some AC members also
>> post their opinions to PPML. But an AC member can vote their
>> conscience without explaining to anyone why they voted the way they
>> -Scott (speaking only for myself)
> I did find the minutes for the March meeting, though it took a bit of digging on the website.
> My thinking is that the less verbose PPML members might be more likely to voice their opinions on a petition given more input on the PPML from the AC members on their decision
> about the proposal in question. I'm not recommending a policy requiring such, just suggesting a course of action for AC members to respond to a petition of a decision made by the
> AC. Some information is available in the minutes, but requires a little more work to get.
I think it's a good suggestion.
> Sure its possible that an AC member might use the opportunity to grind an ax, but this is a discussion list, is it not? That opportunity is already there and the discussion is the
> purpose for which the list exists.
An AC member wanting to do so is already free to do so. There is no muzzle on what
we can say about a petition.
We can talk, we just can't help the petition succeed.
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