On 5/8/2010 3:21 AM, Bert Wijnen (IETF) wrote:
But be fair: they are doing an IETF Last Call BEFORE they decide on the
Is that not how you try to determine consensus within the whole IETF?
That's a necessary, but not a sufficient, action.
One can solicit community comment, as a general effort to get additional input.
This is quite different from soliciting a demonstration of community
consensus. The latter explicitly declares that the real authority for the
decision lies with the community. The former leaves it with the group that
issued the call.
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