The IETF works very differently because they do engineering and not political work. I'm not
sure IETF would do any better than ITU or similar organizations when doing things like
spectrum allocations, they are just as susceptible to policial deadlocks. But my guess is as
good as yours, we just don't have any data points that compares the two.
So I stand by my opinion that the original comment was in haste, uninformed, or both. A much
better comparison would be the ITU and IANA, but the latter is still a bit young for it to be