Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Nov 2 12:38:07 EDT 2011

In message <20111102163350.GA15085 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

>Presumably some of the other SG7 documents explain how that draft got

>advanced from WP7A through SG7 to RA without achieving consensus at

>any point along the way.

Consensus is not required for it to be forwarded to the general
assembly. In fact, proposals can end up there without ever seeing
a studygroup in the first place, if proposed by a member country
and seconded by another.

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