--On Friday, 14 February, 2003 15:20 -0500
"Valdis(_dot_)Kletnieks(_at_)vt(_dot_)edu" <Valdis(_dot_)Kletnieks(_at_)vt(_dot_)edu> wrote:
I wonder if the number of "tourists" would go down if it
became tradition that if you were sitting there and not
actively participating, you could summarily be drafted to take
Been tried. On average, it produces really poor notes, or notes
that don't get submitted.
If one wants decent notes, one really needs a willing volunteer
or at least someone who feels committed to the job. Some
tourists might feel obligated enough if tapped, but experience
in the IETF and other organizations suggests that one should not
bet on it.