[arin-ppml] [arin-council] AC Role in Petitions
pschopis at oar.net
Sun Apr 17 14:20:06 EDT 2011
Thanks for the update and insight into the realities of the announcement.
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On 4/17/11 2:15 PM, "Randy Carpenter" <rcarpen at network1.net> wrote:
>There seems to be a lot of stink over what I take to be a very simple
>The way I understand it is that the rule is only that AC members may not
>be counted as part of the required 10 to make a petition to reconsider an
>abandoned proposal. I don't think there is anything with that rule that
>prevents an AC member from expressing their opinion. Please correct me if
>I am wrong.
>The required 10 is also a completely arbitrary rule. Would everyone be
>more comfortable if there was no rule against counting the AC members,
>but the required petitioners was set to 15, or 20?
>----- Original Message -----
>> On 17-Apr-11 10:42, Joe Maimon wrote:
>> > I do believe they are operating with the best of intentions, but
>> > actively muzzling AC community members would be crossing a line.
>> Indeed. Hopefully, we elect people to the AC because they are widely
>> recognized as having Clue(tm); to deliberately remove their Clue(tm)
>> from the debate, over a petition or any other matter, is just plain
>> stupid and it makes me question the motives of those arguing for
>> If a petition is needed, that means up to 7 AC members could have
>> supported it during their deliberations. In light of that, we may
>> to consider whether 10 voices (i.e. as few as 3 non-AC voices) in
>> support of a petition should be sufficient for it to succeed, but
>> is a procedurally distinct matter. I don't have the time to pull up
>> stats at the moment, but I don't think this has been, to date, an
>> operational problem worth fixing.
>> Stephen Sprunk "God does not play dice." --Albert Einstein
>> CCIE #3723 "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
>> K5SSS dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking
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