Re: [ga] Making Sense on the List
Partick and all remaining assembly members,
I think now Patrick has clearly showed his obvious bias, if not conflict
of interest with his comments in response to Eric below.
Patrick Corliss wrote:
> On Wednesday, April 04, 2001 6:58 PM (AEST), Eric Dierker wrote:
> Subject: Re: [ga] withdrawal of candidacy
> > In that I do not agree with the method of banning and i find Mr. Crispin and
> > Mr. Crocker and Mr. Walsh far more culpable as far as stifling input, I post
> > this concept from the Harald eradicted Mr. Williams as a suggestion that we
> > are not outnumbered but only have to vote. I finally realized why these list
> > centurions were against campaigning, it might upset the goal they were sent
> > to realize; Keep anyone who differs from their point of view off the active
> > participation list and do it by whipping them to death so no one else tries
> > the same thing.
> Hi Eric
> Please trust me when I say that it is not worth supporting Jeff Williams.
> Mr Williams has been a disruptive influence on this list and many others for a
> considerable time as has been banned on several occasions and not just by
> Harald. He knows very well that he has been banned and continues to post to the
> [ga] list in order to get a response. I would truly prefer that none of us
> cater to his demands for attention -- it just encourages him to more excess.
> William X. Walsh is very well-informed on DNS issues and often makes good sense.
> Kent Crispin's views stimulate the debate and allow some of us to examine issues
> from a different perspective. Dave Crocker's postings should be dealt with in
> the manner they deserve.
> Some list postings may not be to my own taste but that's to be expected when
> a diverse group of highly intelligent people tackle issues of importance. All
> of us must deal with the facts of life as we find them.
> Personally I feel quite comfortable with my capacity to deal with provocation.
> However, I have the greatest respect for the other members and do not want to
> burden them with constant argument. I try therefore to make each contribution
> worthwhile in its own right. It's nothing to do with being stifled.
> I really don't believe that debate has been stifled in any real sense. In fact,
> the reverse is true as was shown by Roeland Meyer's debate with Kent Crispin
> on ICANN membership. I found that exchange most informative.
> The best course of action is to write carefully and treat the issues sensibly.
> My preferred technique is to address the points I want to make clearly the first
> time then step away from any ongoing debate. I also try to ignore criticism.
> The worst mistake that any of us can make is to try to have the last word.
> Best wishes
> Patrick Corliss
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