Re: [registrars] Co-Op Teleconference
Elana Broitman wrote:
> Richard - just a point of clarification (and I suppose for discussion on the
> call). After the initial group makes contributions, the additional
> registrars joining the co-op should pay their proportionate share of the
> total, which should include these initial contributions. In other words,
> all of the member registrars should end up with an equal contribution in
> order to be fair to the initial group.
If this is the way it is going to
be, then we would like to be in
the INITIAL group.
> Kind regards, Elana
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Richard Lindsay <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Cc: Registrars@Dnso.Org <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, July 24, 2000 9:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [registrars] Co-Op Teleconference
> > Mike,
> > I will represent interQ for the teleconference, and if
> > possible will try to make the trip if there is an in person
> > meeting scheduled.
> > For those of you who were not present in Yokohama, the
> > general idea was to first measure overall support among the
> > Registrars - I believe there IS very strong support for this
> > co-op. The second step was to establish or select a core
> > group of Registrars who would form the "Task Force" that
> > would be charged with retaining legal assistance, and putting
> > together a framework for the registry bid. The members
> > of the initial Task Force would have no preferential
> > treatment over other Registrar partners, but would
> > be required to fund the initial phases of the project,
> > and have a fairly broad representation from the Registrar
> > constituency as a whole. btw, the funding was estimated
> > at around $20,000 if there were 5 members of the task
> > force (I believe.)
> > I hope I am not belaboring the point, but I wanted to make
> > clear to everyone what I think we are trying to achieve.
> > With that in mind, we should set up an agenda, and if
> > possible try to select the members of the task force
> > as soon as possible. I believe it will be very very difficult
> > to achieve all the required steps involved in submitting
> > a joint registry bid with a group of 30 or 40 registrars.
> > We need to establish a fairly small (perhaps around 5)
> > group that can do some work, and then present those
> > results to the group for final approval.
> > We have a lot to do, and if we don't get started very
> > quickly, our chances of success will diminish rapidly.
> > Regards,
> > Richard
> > "Michael D. Palage" wrote:
> > > One of the criticisms raised in Yokohama was the lack of proper notice
> > > regard to teleconferences and meetings. In Yokohama I promised to use
> > > effort possible to give as much advance warning as possible.
> > >
> > > Therefore, in light of the increasing number of registrars that have
> > > expressed interest in participating in the registry co-op I have
> > > scheduled a teleconference for this Friday Morning at 9:30 AM EST. I
> > > provide dial-in information to all those that have expressed interest in
> > > this venture to date within the next 24-48 hours.
> > >
> > > If everything proceeds as planned during this week's teleconference, I
> > > envision an in person meeting the first week of August, preferably not
> > > August 1st since it is my birthday and would like to spend it at home
> > > my family :). I think either Thursday or Friday would give people the
> > > advance notice as possible. The tricky problem is location. Because we
> > > met in Reston prior to Yokohama, I am looking for a neutral site. I will
> > > provide a list of suggestions within the next 24-48 hours when I
> > > the dial-in information.
> > >
> > > As we discussed in Yokohama, this proposal is going to happen in
> > > Time" I suggest that everyone interested in making this proposal work,
> > > focused and be prepared to put in long hours on short notice.
> > >
> > > Any questions or comments you know how to get a hold of me.
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Michael D. Palage
> > --
> > _/_/_/interQ Incorporated
> > _/_/_/System Division
> > _/_/_/Director and General Manager
> > _/_/_/Richard A. S. Lindsay
Larry Erlich - DomainRegistry.com, Inc.
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