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Subject: RE: [emergency] IFSC was: RE: [emergency-msg] Any word fromJamie? Notes.

Hi Tom,

I thought, and think that you are doing just fine. We already have 
some traction going with suggestions on how to proceed and avoid 
becoming an empty potential. A good chair doesn't usually make things 
happen, they help things happen.Of course there are always 
exceptions. It's easy to lose track of that, as I know from personal 


At 2:53 PM -0400 8/17/04, Tom Merkle wrote:
>Since you seem to have an idea on where the IF SC needs to go, I invite
>you to take my position as IF SC co-chair. I have never been associated
>with a black-hole standards group and it is not my intention to start
>Tom Merkle
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kon Wilms [mailto:kon.wilms@ndsamericas.com]
>Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 9:21 PM
>To: emergency@lists.oasis-open.org
>Subject: [emergency] IFSC was: RE: [emergency-msg] Any word from Jamie?
>Just to add,
>Maybe we also should discuss exactly what if anything the IFSC is going
>to accomplish in the near-term future. Up until this point it has
>largely been a do-nothing group (not by intentions, but by
>non-execution). I think it is prime time to give it a good kick in the
>ass and get some direction or abandon it altogether.
>My concern is that the longer it continues to produce nothing, the more
>obvious it will become that it is simply another black-hole standards
>group that cannot be relied upon to deliver any goods.
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