On Aug 2, 2010, at 10:20 PM, Yoav Nir wrote:
On Aug 2, 2010, at 6:16 PM, Spencer Dawkins wrote:
In the case of the 2 BarBOFS I organized at IETF-78, in both cases
there were very useful contributions made by people I didn't know and
therefore wouldn't have invited. Even if the efforts fail (and one of
them was DOA and will not move forward), I am glad to have had the
opportunity to get to know more people in an area of interest to me.
And that is why I think that these meetings would have been better served
if presented as a presentation, rather than a bar BoF.
Suppose we had a list of "non-WG presentations" with a listing like this
Title: Tunneling IPSec over HTTP using XML
Presenter: Marshall Eubanks
For years now http has not enjoyed the benefits of XML. We are now about
to change all that. No longer will IPsec be constrained to efficient
I think it's brilliant for us to talk about "poster sessions", or "lightning
talks", at IETF meetings, but we should definitely not confuse that with
"having a bar BOF" in this context...
I agree. My point is that a lot of the things listed as bar BoFs are in fact
lightning talks. Take them away to their own list, and the true bar BoFs will
not need to be listed on the wiki, and won't need conference rooms either.
In keeping with IETF traditions, I'm putting some XML where my mouth is.
Here's a -00 draft about this.
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