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First correct mistakes to:Re: [ga] Final draft of proposed mailing list rules

Roberto and all DNSO'ers,

  First is to learn and address the mistakes made.  Than move forward from
that point.  This has yet to be done even though it has been suggested
by several.

Roberto Gaetano wrote:

> Kent,
> You wrote:
> >
> >Also true, but I don't think very relevant.  Current plans call for
> >there being 5000 members, a figure that can only be reached by some
> >totally different process.  The entire current ga would be 5% of the
> total
> >membership.  The active members on the list would be like 2%.
> >
> IMHO, the statement you make is just the proof that the situation of the
>  GA "as is" needs to be improved (in quantity and quality).
> >
> >Some interest, perhaps.  But that at-large membership is not going to
> >be just a 5000 member mailing list -- the situation in the GA doesn't
> >scale.
> Exactly.
> But this, again, is just proof that we need to change.
> IMHO we need to define a "real" membership of the DNSO-GA, which has to
> go beyond the mailing list, because decisions, recommendations,
> elections, you name it, cannot be meanigfully managed in a single, large
>  mailing list.
> So, in summary, the GA is not just the GA-mailing list, and we need to
> discuss about a proposal for membership.
> Last but not least, if I were ICANN I would pay a lot of attention to
> what is happening to the GA/DNSO, in order to avoid on the At-Large
> membership the mistakes of the GA/DNSO.
> Regards
> Roberto

James Touton
Legal and Policy Advisory Council,
INEGRoup (Stakeholder)

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