[Members] technical review team
dave at cridland.net
Tue Oct 20 12:00:25 CDT 2009
On Tue Oct 20 17:34:24 2009, Kurt Zeilenga wrote:
> I think it would be good to clarify what weight such reviews are to
> have in the council considerations.
> Given the reference to IETF team/directorate reviews, I would
> assume that such reviews would be considered as comments from the
> individual reviewer, not given any special weight due to the
> reviewer being a member of the technical review team.
> In particular, the technical review team is not an approval
> authority. A positive technical review, while desirable, is not
> required for acceptance/advancement of a technical specification by
> the council.
Right, the Council is the approval authority, and we're given rights
(in, I think, the Bylaws) to overrule any outside opinion.
But there have been discussions suggesting that the Council might
require a certain number of formal reviews to actually happen prior
to advancement, so reviews in general may actually acquire an
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