Re: [wg-review] The Number 1 Problem
On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 12:33:51PM -0800, Karl Auerbach wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Kent Crispin wrote:
> > the root of the problem. The root of the problem is that despite the
> > mandate from the white paper and elsewhere, there are those (Milton has
> > expressed this view) who simply oppose the consensus model. Karl
> > Auerbach has been a much stronger opponent of a consensus model --
> > here's a quote from the wg-d record:
> Yup, I oppose "consensus" because it is a synonym for "tyranny of the
An interesting interpretation of the English language. Not what my
dictionary says, though.
> I support the determination of group opinion by the use of solid
> procedures that include the placement of clearly articulated issues before
> a clearly formed electorate who make clear votes that are counted.
> As it stands, as a member of the ICANN Board of Directors, I am very
> unlikely to give credence to any matter that comes out of the DNSO unless
> I see objective data indicating that the DNSO has reached its conclusion
> by something better than the hand waving that has to date been called
You know, this is the very first time I have seen of a member of the BoD
blatantly using their position in an attempt to influence the direction
of a supposedly bottom up process. Tell you what, Karl, why don't you
just tell us what we are supposed to produce? It would save us a lot
Kent Crispin "Be good, and you will be
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