DNSO Working Group Review - History in the Making

  1. July 2000.

    During the ICANN Meetings held in Yokohama, the Names Council was requested by the ICANN Board to conduct the DNSO Review process. The ICANN Board Director acting as liaison with the Names Council for the DNSO Review is Pindar Wong, the report is expected for 13 October 2000, four weeks prior to the ICANN Meetings in Marina del Rey. See the Names Council Workplan published on 17 July 2000 in http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/2000Q2.NC-workplan.html

    On 30-31 July the NC Review Task Force is being set up, Roberto Gaetano, the DNSO General Assembly Chair is coopted, the nc-review@dnso.org mailling list membership and archives are set up. More information in http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc04/msg00096.html and http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc04/msg00099.html

  2. August 2000.

    The Names Council Review Task Force list and archives are in http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/maillist.html

    On 7 August 2000, Theresa Swinehart the NC Review Task Force leader start the work, receives comments from the NC TF members.

    On 9 August 2000, the NC is being informed by ICANN Staff that Pindar Wong, the ICANN Executive Committee member who is acting as the liaison between the EC and the NC on the DNSO review project, will be leaving the Board on 30 September. Alejandro Pisanty, also an EC member, will begin serving as backup liaison, with the expectation that he will assume the role of main liaison after Pindar's term is concluded. See http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc04/msg00118.html

    On 11 August 2000, Theresa Swinehart drafts the initial structured document, http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00013.html which will evolve over time and include all gathered inputs, until the version 2.0 published on 29 September 2000.

    On 28 August 2000, YJ Park publishes [DRAFT Report] DNSO REVIEW version 1.0 and calls for NC TF comments http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00019.html. Roberto Gaetano send out YJ Park document to the DNSO GA for comments http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/ga/Arc05/msg00395.html.

  3. September 2000.

    On 6 September 2000, YJ Park publishes Version 1.1 Draft DNSO Review Report http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00020.html.

    On 11 September 2000, Roberto Gaetano warns the NC TF that its mailling list has been silent for 2 weeks, whereas a lot of activity has been observed on the GA and NonCom lists in answer to YJ Park draft. http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00021.html.

    Alejandro Pisanty requests that "at least one NC member from each constituency could briefly tell us what discussion on the Review has occuerred in the constituency and to what conclusions it points; or to state actively that nothing of the kind has happened!" http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00023.html.

    On 18 September 2000, Theresa Swinehart publishes the Draft 1.2 for the NC-Review, a consolidated document in which she included comments and discussion received on the GA list as well as summaries from Roberto Gaetano, GA Chair. http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00042.html.

    On 29 September 2000, Theresa Swinehart publishes the NC Review 2.0 incorporating all NC TF additional comments, and requests the NC members to forward this document to all constituencies for comments http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00053.html.

  4. October 2000.

    17 October 2000, Roberto Gaetano requests for the Working Group on Review http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00058.html.

  5. November 2000.

    14 November 2000, Marina del Rey meeting and the confusion about DNSO Review http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20001114.NCmdr-minutes.html

  6. December 2000.

    4 December 2000, Theresa Swinehart, resends the NC Review 2.0 document and asks for Circulation for Comment http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00071.html.

    6 December 2000, Roberto Gaetano try to help the Names Council to move forward and set up the Working Group for Review http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00075.html.

    19 December 2000, The NC teleconference takes the decision to set up the Working Group Review http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20001219.NCtelecon-minutes.html.

          Decision D4:
          - establish a Review Working Group, chaired by Y.J. Park
          - make the "terms of reference" "responding to the RTF questionnaire"
          - make the lifetime of the WG January 15th
          - ask the group to report by January 15th to the NC Review Task Force.
          - issue a press release immediately to encourage participation in this WG.
          The following members voted in favour: Chicoine, aus der Mühlen,
          Roberts, Hotta, Harris, Cochetti, Sheppard, Swinehart (by proxy),
          de Blanc (by proxy), Porteneuve, Kane, Stubbs (by proxy),
          YJ Park (with the reserve that the given timeframe is too short
          to accomplish this task properly).
          Vandromme abstained.
          Ph. Sheppard offered to draft the press release, to liase with
          YJ Park and to ask Ken Stubbs as NC Chair (assuming availability)
          to approve it on behalf of the NC.

    The WG Review list and archives are open immediately http://www.dnso.org/wgroups/wg-review/Arc02/maillist.html

    21 December 2000, Philip Sheppard, The Names Council publishes a Press Release about Working Group Review http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/ga/Arc06/msg00060.html

    29 December 2000, Theresa Swinehart comments on the Press Release and adjusts the schedule http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00077.html.

  7. January 2001.

    06 January 2001, Theresa Swinehart sends a Reminder about schedule on DNSO review http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-review/Arc00/msg00078.html.

    Schedule for DNSO Review prior to Melbourne ICANN Meetings:

    1. January 15, 2001: All Comments to NC Review Task Force
    2. January 19, 2001: DNSO Review Report v1 to NC for review prior to January 24th NC call.
    3. January 24, 2001: NC Discussion of DNSO Review Report v1. Task Force incorporates comments resulting from discussion.
    4. January 26, 2001: Posting of DNSO Review Report v2 (V2 includes NC discussion) for DNSO public comment (Jan. 26-Feb. 9).
    5. February 9, 2001: End of DNSO Public Comment period
    6. February 12, 2001: Forward DNSO Review Report with public comments to ICANN.
    7. February 14, 2001: ICANN posts DNSO Review Report for Public Comment

    14 January 2001, YJ Park posts an Executive summary of WG-Review work

    14 January 2001, Greg Burton has been elected as Working Co-chair for WG-Review

    15 January 2001, YJ Park posts a Final Draft of WG-Review work

    16 January 2001, YJ Park posts a Final Report of WG-Review work

    24 January 2001, NC teleconference, DNSO Review is on the agenda

    27 January 2001, Theresa Swinehart posts Draft DNSO Review report, version 2.0, in Word format

    28 January 2001, Theresa Swinehart posts Draft DNSO Review report, version 2.0a, with many typos corrections, translated into HTML format at:

    28 January 2001, Call for DNSO public comments on the Report from the DNSO Review Task Force.

    The DNSO Review Task Force Report v2 (v2 includes NC discussion) is open for two weeks public comments, starting 28 January 2001, ending 11 February 2001.

    All comments shall be sent to comments-review@dnso.org, no later than 11 February 2001 (24:00 CET). Any mail sent to any other e-mail address will not be considered.

    The full archives of DNSO public comments are on line at: http://www.dnso.org/dnso/dnsocomments/comments-review/Arc00/

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