Routing Area Directorate (rtgdir)

Directorate (with reviews) Name Routing Area Directorate
Acronym rtgdir
Area Routing Area (rtg)
State Active
Personnel Chairs Haomian Zheng 
Luc AndrĂ© Burdet 
Area Director Martin Vigoureux 
Secretaries Haomian Zheng 
Luc AndrĂ© Burdet 
Reviewers Acee Lindem 
Adrian Farrel 
Andy Malis 
Andy Smith 
Ben Niven-Jenkins 
Bruno Decraene 
Carlos Pignataro 
Christian Hopps 
Daniele Ceccarelli 
Dave Sinicrope 
Dhruv Dhody 
Emmanuel Baccelli 
Harish Sitaraman 
He Jia 
Henning Rogge 
Himanshu Shah 
IJsbrand Wijnands 
Ines Robles 
Joel Halpern 
John Drake 
John Scudder 
Jon Mitchell 
Jonathan Hardwick 
Julien Meuric 
Loa Andersson 
Lou Berger 
Mach Chen 
Manav Bhatia 
Matthew Bocci 
Michael Richardson 
Mike McBride 
Nicolai Leymann 
Ravi Singh 
Ron Bonica 
Russ White 
Sasha Vainshtein 
Stewart Bryant 
Stig Venaas 
Susan Hares 
Tal Mizrahi 
Tony Przygienda 
Victoria Pritchard 
Yingzhen Qu 
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The Routing Area Directorate is tasked to help the Routing Area Directors by performing specific tasks as set out below. Additional tasks may be added to this list over time.

Review all documents submitted to the IESG for publication that have routing significance

How is Review Triggered?

Triggered by request for early review (by any AD or by any Routing Area WG chair)

Triggered by document moving to 'publication requested' state (for routing area documents)

Triggered by IETF last call (for non-routing area documents that get IETF last call)

Triggered by entry on the IESG agenda (for other documents)

Who Reviews Each Document?

Each document is assigned to an individual member of the routing directorate

Assignments are made on a round-robin basis across the directorate. This ensures that we make full use of all the directorate members, and that each document gets a good cross-area review. This may mean that a reviewer will review a document that they do not have a deep background in. This is fine as the reviewer can always at least do a review for readability - and lack of readability is the number one issue that causes delays at the IESG stage of processing.

Reviewer responds rapidly with decision "yes, I will do it in appointed time", "yes, I will do it but need more time", "no, I cannot do it".

Routing Directorate review is not a substitute for the ADs reviewing documents that have major routing area implications.

Assist ADs with judgment issues when requested

The ADs may send email to the routing directorate list when they have issues that they want help with.