Fred Baker wrote:
I would be hesitant to drag the IETF into world politics; the law of
Unintended Consequences was invented to describe politics, I think.
It's not a matter of being dragged into politics. (Or at least, it shouldn't
It's essentially an engineering task of working to maximize the ability of
people to attend IETF meetings, by looking for venues where visa processing is
the least problematic.
That does not mean "no visas" or anything else simplistic, except that border
controls do not impose undue and unpredictable barriers.
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