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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
> http://www.dnso.org/dnso/WGs.html
> 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
   nc-review@dnso.org mailling list membership and archives are set up.
   More information in
   http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc04/msg00096.html and

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
   document, http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00013.html
   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
   http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00019.html. Roberto
   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
   Report http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00020.html.

   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
   Review http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00058.html.

E. November 2000.

   14 November 2000, Marina del Rey meeting and the confusion about DNSO
   Review http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20001114.NCmdr-minutes.html

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

         Decision D4:
         - 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).

         Vandromme abstained.

         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
   DNSO review

   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

               Information from:  © DNSO Names Council

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