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Re: Beer and Gear surprise

  • From: Owen DeLong
  • Date: Thu Feb 22 12:59:09 2001

And how exactly would you translate that membership into a voting
eligibility?  Anyone on the internet who wants to claim they provide
network services can vote?  I'm OK with that definition, but it
will be hard to implement in terms of actually conducting voting
in some rational manner.


> I disagree.  The charter defines membership:
> "The group will have membership that broadly includes network providers. 
> These may include private, public, federal, commercial or other networks 
> that consider themselves providers of Internet services. However the 
> representatives attending this group should be prepared to engage in 
> technical discussions. Membership should not be limited to North American 
> participants though the general focus of the discussion should be from the 
> NA networking point of view."
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> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: (Owen DeLong)
> To:,
> Subject: Re: Beer and Gear surprise
> Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 23:40:45 -0800
> <fact>
> There is no NANOG membership.  There is the NANOG community.  There are no
> firm criteria for citizenship in said community, so it would be difficult
> to define a voting process in terms of who does or does not get to vote.
> </fact>
> Owen
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