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RE: [wg-c] S/K principles [Was: Working Group C agenda]
At 12:39 AM 4/10/00 -0400, Jonathan Weinberg wrote:
> 6. As a general matter, new TLDs should be designed to serve
>non-English-speaking as well as English-speaking communities. As
This is an excellent example of a very well-intentioned rule that will
likely, instead, have ill-effect.
Essentially it mandates that new names be non-english and then asks for an
effort to go off an study the issue further. That guarantees more,
open-ended delay before we get ANY new gTLDs.
No, that is not the intention of the rule. Yes, the rule is trying to do a
But remember the political environment this activity is suffering
from. The rule will be used as one more excuse for delay.
Dave Crocker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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