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Re: [discuss] Individual representation
William and all,
William X. Walsh wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Jun 1999 22:00:42 -0700 (PDT), Randy Bush <email@example.com>
> >>> if the academic institution is non-commercial, why would they not wish to
> >>> join the non-commercial constituency?
> >in the 50-odd lines of response, the above question is not answered but is
> >unsuccessfully used as a soapbox for all sorts of chaos about side issues.
> >not that i necessarily disagree (or agree) with the side issues. but just
> >having had a nice sushi dinner, i am not up for a lot of red herrings.
> The answer was quite clear. Constituencies by definition share a
> common interests. There is a definite difference between
> non-commercial organizations interests and those of the academic
Very true. SOme of their interests may intersect at times and
is some very specific areas, but those would be exceptions rather
than the rule, more than likely.
> There have about as much in common as the Commercial/Business and the
> Trademark constituencies do.
Here we part company. In many instances, if not most, Commercial/Business
and TM interests are very familiar, exception in possibly small business.
> You must apply the same standards as have been applied to other
> constituencies when considering the merits of new constituencies.
If there is an reasonable argument for "Constituencies" at all. Thus
far, I have yet to see one in these discussions, and there is at any
rate a method where "Balance" can be maintained for any length of
time with a "Constituency" based DNSO.
> William X. Walsh
> General Manager, DSo Internet Services
> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax:(209) 671-7934
> The Law is not your mommy or daddy to go crying
> to every time you have something to whimper about.
Jeffrey A. Williams
CEO/DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
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