I think you took the right approach by asking Keith what his bottom line is.
Lets see what he says
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl-Uno Manros [SMTP:manros at cp10.es.xerox.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 02, 1998 12:50 PM
> To: pwg at pwg.org> Subject: PWG> IETF Area Director again trying to derail IPP
>> As those of you who read the IPP DL has already found out, Keith Moore in
> his role as IETF Application Area Director has again raised the objection
> that the IPP WG did not follow his advice to use a new dedicated scheme
> IPP in the just finalized drafts, and may now try to block IPP from going
> through the IESG, although we had COMPLETE consensus in the IPP WG.
>> How long are we going to take this behaviour from IETF officials before we
> in the PWG get fed up?
> Carl-Uno Manros
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