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Re: [wg-c] Please Explain "No on 1, Yes on 2"
Philip -- Thanks for the response. Questions below.
Philip Sheppard wrote:
> I am a NYx voter. # 1 reads:
> "The initial rollout should include a range of top level domains, from open
> TLDs to restricted TLDs with more limited scope."
> This is to closely linked with the WG C report proposition that "initial
> rollout" means 6-10. As many on this list agree, charters work when there
> are many of them.
I don't understand the second sentence that states "charters work when there
are many of them." And while I understand the prior sentence, I'm not so
certain about your meaning when I read the paragraph as a whole.
> Problem 2.
> As Keith Gymer wrote "open" TLDs may mean undifferentiated which returns us
> to the argument over what constitutes strong competition to dot com -
> imitation or value added.
But open TLDs will not be undifferentiated if the S/K principles are
implemented. So I read your vote as a hedge against the possibility that we
cannot find consensus on #2.
Won't passage of the S/K principles make possible the addition of numerous
new gTLDs, with varied business models and purposes?
Assuming a gTLD passes the S/K principles, why would it matter whether it
was open or chartered, or operated by a for-profit, non-profit, or shared
registry? Do you view the S/K principles as foreclosing any of those