Ops Directorate (opsdir)

Directorate (with reviews) Name Ops Directorate
Acronym opsdir
Area Operations and Management Area (ops)
State Active
Personnel Area Director Robert Wilton 
Secretary Gunter Van de Velde 
Reviewers Al Morton 
Carlos Martínez 
Carlos Pignataro 
Dan Romascanu 
Éric Vyncke 
Fred Baker 
Joe Clarke 
Joel Jaeggli 
Jon Mitchell 
Jouni Korhonen 
Jürgen Schönwälder 
Linda Dunbar 
Mahesh Jethanandani 
Mehmet Ersue 
Menachem Dodge 
Nagendra Nainar 
Nevil Brownlee 
Niclas Comstedt 
Qin Wu 
Ron Bonica 
Sarah Banks 
Scott Bradner 
Sheng Jiang 
Shwetha Bhandari 
Susan Hares 
Tianran Zhou 
Tim Chown 
Tim Wicinski 
Tina Tsou 
Victor Kuarsingh 
Will LIU 
Zitao Wang 
Mailing list Address ops-dir@ietf.org
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About

Purpose

Operational directorate reviews are solicited primarily to help the area directors improve their efficiency, particularly when preparing for IESG telechats, allowing them to focus on (potentially) troublesome documents and spend less time on the trouble-free ones. The ADs read the reviews, and really appreciate the time and effort that goes into them.

Improving the documents is an important, but clearly not the primary, purpose. An additional goal is to expose the OPS Directorate reviewers' to work going on in other parts of the IETF. Reviews from OPS Directorate members do not, in and of themselves, cause the IESG to block a document, but they are taken very seriously. The reviews may, however, provide advice to the OPS ADs or convince other IESG members to challenge or block a document. The reviews, particularly those conducted in IETF last call and earlier, may also help the document editors improve their documents.