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Re: [ga] gTLD Constituency

You're right, Dave.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Crocker" <dhc2@dcrocker.net>
To: "Christopher Ambler" <cambler-dompol@iodesign.com>
Cc: <ga@dnso.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2001 2:10 PM
Subject: Re: [ga] gTLD Constituency

> At 01:27 PM 4/10/2001, Christopher Ambler wrote:
> >The point is clear - the gTLD registry constituency should
> >include all those with pending applications that have not
> >been turned down. I've made my points and you've made
> >yours.
> Your PREFERENCE is clear.  The BASIS for it is not, since you have not 
> provided one.
> >I think it's very clear to all involved, and I have no desire
> >to argue the point with you any longer. Much like others on
> >this list, I'm going to take your advice to heart and just
> >stop replying to obvious baiting and diversion.
> Unfortunately this represents a common pattern in discussions on these 
> lists:  Someone puts forward a position and then, ultimately, fails to 
> engage in serious discussion about the implications and weaknesses of the 
> position.
> The social contract for problem solving in public discussions is to pursue 
> matters for group understanding.  When a participant reacts to criticism of 
> their ideas by declaring that a critic is somehow at fault, the participant 
> violates their part of the contract, turning the process into one of pure 
> power rather than group understanding and consensus.
> d/
> ----------
> Dave Crocker   <mailto:dcrocker@brandenburg.com>
> Brandenburg InternetWorking   <http://www.brandenburg.com>
> tel: +1.408.246.8253;   fax: +1.408.273.6464

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