Re: [ga] gTLD Constituency
Monday, April 09, 2001, 7:59:20 PM, Christopher Ambler wrote:
>> The rule for rule-making is that you do NOT make changes just for the heck
>> of it. The criterion cannot be "we do not see any danger in making the
>> change". The criterion must be: "we see significant benefit in making the
>> change." Hence the burden for making their case lies with those seeking
>> the change.
> Excellent. I accept your point gladly. There is significant benefit in making
> all applicants members of the gTLD constituency in that it prevents those with
> a vested interest in delaying the process from having complete control, and
> gives representation to those who have paid their fees and been told that
> their applications are still pending. Anything less would be a clear lack
> of direct representation for the pending gTLD registries. There is a clear
> benefit to the criteria. I can't see a downside. I'd be pleased to entertain
> suggestions of their existence.
I'll toss in something to counter the argument that this would place
the producer/consumer balance out of whack. Add an individual domain
holders constituency at the same time.
This would defeat the "out of balance" argument used against both of
those prospective constituencies.
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