[lir-wg] RIPE costs and staffing again
Hank Nussbacher hank at att.net.il
Thu Apr 17 23:28:56 CEST 2003
At 12:58 PM 17-04-03 +0100, Peter Galbavy wrote: >After replying to a thread on NANOG about ARIN costs, and my perceived >relationship to those discussed here about RIPE earlier, I received an >interesting mail from someone who said: <quote>[X] and I did a bunch of >surprise visits to the RIPE hostmasters, to see how many were on duty each >time. Out of 28, and average of two were on duty during business hours, >with all the others on self-assigned "special projects" which nobody could >define. They're up to 118 employees, at last count.</quote> > >If this is true - and I have no reason to believe otherwise - I am, if it at >all possible, even more concerned at the waste of our money by RIPE and the >ridiculous increases in members fees. Also, why are there 118 employees >anyway ? Where did you get 118? I count 98 on the RIPE NCC staff page: http://www.ripe.net/ripencc/about/staff/index.html -Hank >Does anyone from RIPE want to comment, honestly and without the usual >diplomatic rhetoric and self-protectionism so familiar to those like me who >like to compare RIPE to an EU gravy train, on these allegations ? I would be >interested in seeing information about work rotas and staffing well in time >before the next AGM so that possible motions can be proposed and voted on, >as is proper. > >rgds, >-- >Peter Galbavy >Knowtion Ltd.
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