Figured I'd be the one to kick a thread off on this fascinating topic :-)
I like the idea of day passes, it's not just about the cost of the day pass and
all it avails, if someone is only coming to the IETF meeting for a day (e.g.,
they only want a day pass because they have a time constraining day job or
actual fiscal constraints), then why should they be required to pay a fee to
subsidize meeting costs for the entire week?
The work happens on the mailing lists, consensus is judged on the mailing list,
and remote participation is encouraged as well.
And if you buy a day pass, you should certainly be nomcom eligible.
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