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Re: [ifwp] Re: Monterrey Report
- Date: Tue, 24 Nov 1998 06:25:09 +0000
- From: Jeff Williams <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: [ifwp] Re: Monterrey Report
Joop and all,
Joop makes a good point here that hopefully the proposed "DNSO" organization
will take head to. Openness (Without closed mailing lists) is essential if any
trust in any proposed "DNSO" organization is to be viable.
Joop Teernstra wrote:
> At 18:35 23/11/98 -0500, Michael Sondow wrote:
> >(BTW, these lists have got me bamboozled. This is the first message I've
> >gotten on any of them
> >for quite a while, except for kent's messages about the meeting notes.
> >Anyway, wouldn't it be better to post to the "participants" list? There,
> >at least, there's some chance of catching a few people who were at the
> >meeting. This "discuss" list hasn't kicked off at all, it seems to me.)
> Michael and all,
> I am surprised to hear you make such a proposal just after lauding the
> openness of the DNSO.
> Are you suggesting that the "participants" are not bothering to follow the
> open list and congregate only on the closed "participants" list?
> Those who could not make it to the physical meetings should not be excluded
> from further and deeper discussions on an open list.
> More so, if "the" DNSO is going to have the credibility of a broad based
> organization, it should make sure that the Domain Name registrants are
> represented as a specific and important constituency.
> Because the participants in the physical meetings were not representative
> of these stakeholders, it did not happen.
> It should be recognized that representatives of the "registrants" group
> are less likely to make it to the physical meetings than the registries'
> reps. and will be more dependent on the on-line discussion list to make
> their voice heard.
> If there is anything of general interest said on the "participants" list ,
> it should be posted to the open list as well.
> Better still, the two lists can be one.
> In an Internet world, the distinction in physical and other "participants"
> is artificial.
> Many of us know each other already, without ever having met.
> I look forward to see most of you at some time at an Asia/Pacific location,
> but in the meantime I would like to participate on-line.
> With due respect,
> Joop Teernstra LL.M.
> Democratic Association of Domain Name Owners
Jeffrey A. Williams
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Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
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