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Re: [ga] nominations

At 07:15 PM 9/19/99 , Karl Auerbach wrote:
>Article III, Section 1 of the ICANN bylaws states:
>   The Corporation and its subordinate entities shall operate to the maximum
>   extent feasible in an open and transparent manner and consistent with 
> procedures
>   designed to ensure fairness....
>I read that as requiring that all meetings, all documents, all
>records, be open to public view except for those things that are
>required to be kept private by law or for things that concern

You missed the word "feasible".

That word permits balancing openness with productivity.

As with all complicated processes, optimizing for a single parameter 
ensures lousy system performance.

Optimize solely for openness and you will get no forward progress.

The proof, of course, is before us every day.


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