Re: [nc-deletes] Kicking things off...
Title: Re: [nc-deletes] Kicking things off...
Okay, my apologies to everyone for not being very good at the whole time conversion thing, but I’ve actually done my math wrong with my proposed times and overlapped my Thursday proposal with the Names Council call.
Let’s revise the proposed times to 16:00 GMT on Thursday (11:00 EST and 09:00 in Phoenix, but unfortunately Friday at 01:00 in Tokyo) or 14:00 GMT on Friday (9:00 EST, 7:00 in Phoenix, and 23:00 in Tokyo).
On 11/12/02 3:06 PM, "Jane Mutimear" <email@example.com> wrote:
UK time is currently on GMT and it's a very pleasant change to not have to translate when a call will be. Except that I do have to as I'm going to be in Phoenix Thursday and Friday this week, which makes the Friday proposal not terribly attractive. I could make 15.00 GMT on Thursday.
From: Jordyn A. Buchanan [mailto:jordyn.buchanan@Registrypro.com]
Sent: 12 November 2002 18:37
Cc: Cade,Marilyn S - LGA; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: [nc-deletes] Kicking things off...
A little belatedly, we have a chance to kick off the work of the Deletes Task Force. I'm excited to move ahead, and hope that all of you will share my enthusiasm for resolving some of the issues raised in the initial issues paper. If you have not already done so, please familiarize yourself with the paper, which can be found at:
The issues outlined in the paper tie directly to our terms of reference, which I've included below:
Terms of reference
1. determine whether a uniform delete process by gtld registrars
following expiry is desirable, and if so, recommend an appropriate
2. determine whether a uniform delete process by gtld registrars
following a failure of a registrant to provide accurate WHOIS
information upon request is desirable, and if so, recommend an
3. determine whether a uniform delete and re-allocation process by
gtld registries following receipt of a delete command from a
registrar is desirable, and if so, recommend an appropriate
4. determine whether a uniform process for reversing errors in
renewal commands without requiring a delete operation is
desirable, and if so, recommend an appropriate process
Also, please keep in mind that this task force is operating under the principles of the new Policy Development Process, with very tight milestones and deadlines. Unfortunately, due to some slowness in getting the group up and running, we're already behind schedule, but I intend to keep us as close as possible to the original timelines, even if the specific dates may have to get pushed back a week or two due to the delays we've experienced thus far.
In the immediate future, I have three goals for the task force:
1) Organizing a conference call for a brief discussion of the various issues, to understand the concerns of various constituencies in each problem area, and to identify areas of common agreement that we can memorialize and use as a basis for further work. Also, I expect there will be some areas of disagreement, and we can begin to note the areas in which we are going to need to do some harder work in order to gain consensus. Ideally, I'd like to have this call on Thursday or Friday of this week. What are people's schedules like at around 13:00 GMT on Friday, or alternatively, 15:00 GMT on Thursday?
Generally, I'd like to do as much communication as possible via e-mail, but given the short time frames we're facing, some phone calls where we can all exchange ideas interactively will be helpful.
2) Get constituency position statements submitted. These were originally due on November 8. Due to our late start, I think we'll be looking at a new due date of November 22, but this date will be rigorously enforced. Please begin to communicate with others from your constituency now in order to get these developed.
3) Elect a permanent chair for the task force. I am currently serving as the interim chair, but one of our first orders of business should be to elect a permanent chair. Let's submit nominations via e-mail (feel free to nominate yourself if you're interested). If everyone is comfortable doing so, we can look to elect a chair on our first phone call.
Thanks for taking the time to read this. Please let me know if there's anything you'd like to address, or certainly feel free to start making substantive comments regarding the work we have ahead of us anytime.
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