Re: [council] Information about WG-REVIEW on the dnso.org
> Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 00:25:42 +0100 (MET)
> From: DNSO Secretariat <DNSO.Secretariat@dnso.org>
> The information about WG-Review has been added to the
> with the History in the Making trying to recapitulate.
> I hope it is as accurate as possible.
> The link to that WG-Review information is on the dnso.org
> main page.
> DNSO Secretariat
The Secretariat is trying to keep the record of DNSO Review process,
as you were informed in the above. Attached is the content of the
historical file updated today.
Would you mind, please, verify it is as accurate as possible.
[ cf. http://www.dnso.org/wgroups/wg-review/wgreview-history.html ]
DNSO Working Group Review - History in the Making
A. July 2000.
During the ICANN Meetings held in Yokohama, the Names Council was
requested by the ICANN Board to conduct the DNSO Review process. The
ICANN Board Director acting as liaison with the Names Council for the
DNSO Review is Pindar Wong, the report is expected for 13 October 2000,
four weeks prior to the ICANN Meetings in Marina del Rey. See the Names
Council Workplan published on 17 July 2000 in
On 30-31 July the NC Review Task Force is being set up, Roberto
Gaetano, the DNSO General Assembly Chair is coopted, the
email@example.com mailling list membership and archives are set up.
More information in
B. August 2000.
The Names Council Review Task Force list and archives are in
On 7 August 2000, Theresa Swinehart the NC Review Task Force leader
start the work, receives comments from the NC TF members.
On 9 August 2000, the NC is being informed by ICANN Staff that Pindar
Wong, the ICANN Executive Committee member who is acting as the liaison
between the EC and the NC on the DNSO review project, will be leaving
the Board on 30 September. Alejandro Pisanty, also an EC member, will
begin serving as backup liaison, with the expectation that he will
assume the role of main liaison after Pindar's term is concluded. See
On 11 August 2000, Theresa Swinehart drafts the initial structured
which will evolve over time and include all gathered inputs, until the
version 2.0 published on 29 September 2000.
On 28 August 2000, YJ Park publishes [DRAFT Report] DNSO REVIEW version
1.0 and calls for NC TF comments
Gaetano send out YJ Park document to the DNSO GA for comments
C. September 2000.
On 6 September 2000, YJ Park publishes Version 1.1 Draft DNSO Review
On 11 September 2000, Roberto Gaetano warns the NC TF that its mailling
list has been silent for 2 weeks, whereas a lot of activity has been
observed on the GA and NonCom lists in answer to YJ Park draft.
Alejandro Pisanty requests that "at least one NC member from each
constituency could briefly tell us what discussion on the Review has
occuerred in the constituency and to what conclusions it points; or to
state actively that nothing of the kind has happened!"
On 18 September 2000, Theresa Swinehart publishes the Draft 1.2 for the
NC-Review, a consolidated document in which she included comments and
discussion received on the GA list as well as summaries from Roberto
Gaetano, GA Chair.
On 29 September 2000, Theresa Swinehart publishes the NC Review 2.0
incorporating all NC TF additional comments, and requests the NC
members to forward this document to all constituencies for comments
D. October 2000.
17 October 2000, Roberto Gaetano requests for the Working Group on
E. November 2000.
14 November 2000, Marina del Rey meeting and the confusion about DNSO
F. December 2000.
4 December 2000, Theresa Swinehart, resends the NC Review 2.0 document
and asks for Circulation for Comment
6 December 2000, Roberto Gaetano try to help the Names Council to move
forward and set up the Working Group for Review
19 December 2000, The NC teleconference takes the decision to set up
the Working Group Review
- establish a Review Working Group, chaired by Y.J. Park
- make the "terms of reference" "responding to the RTF questionnaire"
- make the lifetime of the WG January 15th
- ask the group to report by January 15th to the NC Review Task Force.
- issue a press release immediately to encourage participation in this WG.
The following members voted in favour: Chicoine, aus der Mühlen,
Roberts, Hotta, Harris, Cochetti, Sheppard, Swinehart (by proxy),
de Blanc (by proxy), Porteneuve, Kane, Stubbs (by proxy),
YJ Park (with the reserve that the given timeframe is too short
to accomplish this task properly).
Ph. Sheppard offered to draft the press release, to liase with
YJ Park and to ask Ken Stubbs as NC Chair (assuming availability)
to approve it on behalf of the NC.
The WG Review list and archives are open immediately
21 December 2000, Philip Sheppard, The Names Council publishes a Press
Release about Working Group Review
29 December 2000, Theresa Swinehart comments on the Press Release and
adjusts the schedule
G. January 2001.
06 January 2001, Theresa Swinehart sends a Reminder about schedule on
14 January 2001, YJ Park posts an Executive summary of WG-Review work
o Part I (v0.2)
o Part II, Appendix (v0.2)
14 January 2001, Greg Burton has been elected as Working Co-chair for
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