> It seems to me that a static participant base would clearly
> be more of an issue than age, per se. There's pretty clearly
> some churn, whether it's because of an influx of people from
> a new (to the IETF) geographic area, or because of an influx
> of people wanting to work on a new (to the IETF) problem
> area, and that's a very, very, very good thing.
ietf, nanog, ripe, ... meetings all generally have 1/3
newcomers. janog less so.