[ripe-chair-discuss] Status of RIPE Chair discussion?
Nigel Titley nigel at titley.com
Wed May 17 21:03:47 CEST 2017
On 17/05/17 19:19, Job Snijders wrote: > On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 07:09:53PM +0100, Nigel Titley wrote: >> On 17/05/17 16:49, Job Snijders wrote: >>> If we as community can manage to put together an Executive Board, a >>> team of Arbiters, and a Program Committee, surely we can manage to >>> figure out how and who should appointed a RIPE chair. >> >> I would respectfully remind you that the EB is elected by the RIPE NCC >> members and the Arbiters are appointed by the General meeting. Neither >> are actually put together by "The Community" (tm). > > Do you believe that "The Community [tm]" and "RIPE NCC members" are > significantly disjoint groups of stakeholders? Are they so far disjoint > in their instantiation, history, and operations; that analogies are > inappropiate? Analogies are fine, and there is, I agree, significant overlap between the members of the two communities but there are extremely significant differences: the main one of which is that the RIPE NCC membership is precisely defined but the RIPE Community is not. Nigel