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Re: Conclusion of RADEXT WG call for consensus poll for IANA #409959 NAS-Port-Type value request
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Is it too much to expect a response to my e-mail? It is not even that I
care *that* much about the issue at hand, but I find the style of
communication (or rather the lack thereof) extremely disappointing.....
On 6/26/11 2:25 PM, Klaas Wierenga wrote:
> On 6/24/11 9:42 PM, Sanchez, Mauricio (HP Networking) wrote:
> I find this procedure rather odd. I think at the very least you
> should have forwarded the replies to the proper list before the poll
> closed. Far be it from me to suggest any conspiracy, but I find it
> inappropriate to come up with a rabbit from the hat trick after the
> poll has closed. I thought consensus was gauged on the list, not at
> some private alias? I have seen no discussion on the list, apart from
> Avi's responses (thanks for that!), where do all these people all of
> a sudden come from? And does it matter what company they represent? I
> was under the impression that "we are all individuals".....
> Can I ask for some more openness in future consensus polls?
> Klaas (who is ashamed that after expressing his opinion in the
> meeting, then on the list, he missed the final consensus call)
>> After discussion between current chairs and AD, the conclusion we
>> have reached is to approve this request as we believe rough
>> consensus for approval has been achieved. The situation is bit
>> peculiar in that a number of industry individuals expressed
>> themselves in favor of approving the request, but sent their email
>> to the incorrect email address (firstname.lastname@example.org rather
>> than email@example.com). I have attached the emails for all
>> those individuals who used the incorrect address.
>> The chairs appreciate the spirited conversation arising from this
>> topic and do agree with the long-term RADIUS experts that these
>> new types are not entirely in-line given the definition and past
>> usage of the attribute. However, the chairs feel the misalignment
>> between these new types and the attribute definition is not
>> sufficiently large to warrant disallowing the allocation. We also
>> took into account the industry support for immediate usage of these
>> types into account.
>> So as to improve the usability of these new values, we will be
>> asking IANA to include references to the appropriate WiMAX
>> standards (and sections if available) in the IANA registry. Avi:
>> We'd appreciate your assistance in getting us the right information
>> to include.
>> If after this decision the WG would like to continue exploring a
>> generalized solution to similar use cases, the chairs and AD are
>> Final count In Favor Clearwire - Dave McGiniss, David Holmes ZTE
>> - Chu Li Alcatel - Pertez Feder Intel - Muthiah Venkatachala Huawei
>> - Ronal Mao Samsun - Jungshin Park NSN - Seyeedi Shahab Sprint -
>> Mark Lipford, Brent Hirschman Bridgewater - Avi Lior
>> Opposed Alan DeKok Stefan Winter Bernard Aboba Dave Nelson
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