Christian Huitema wrote:
However we do need to have a basis for believing that the work we are
doing will actually get used.
We went through that many times. The best way we have found so far is to
verify that the proposed working group has a sufficient constituency. This
has the advantage of not requiring economic or business judgments from the
We don't have a problem with regularly producing specifications that do not
So there's no need to look for improvement in this arena.
ps. There is a difference between "economic or business judgements" and simply
trying to assess whether there is a serious desire by an Internet community to
use the work. The difference is fundamental, so it's best not to confuse them.
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