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Re: [ifwp] Re: regarding potential new IANA initial board members
Paul and all,
> Gordon Cook Wrote:
> >Paul I meant my reference to too young with sarcsm...... no way is he too
> >postels criteria give us a bunch of old men/women.....joichi doesn't fit
> >that image.
> >besides.....know who we'll get from japan if we don't get joichi?
> >probably jun murai....
> >pindar wong is another good asian candidate..... only problem is he knows
> >something abouty the ityernet so he gets stricken.....
> Sorry I missed your humor, Gordon...
> But I will reiterate my request to you, since you know so many
> people in the industry, to consider additional recommendations
> and to stand up for those who you think can make a difference.
Who these candidates are is really of little consequence unless the
have the opportunity to vote for them and review their qualifications before doing
Also Paul, yet again some of this message is directed towards Jon Postel and the
Why than, do you not have the message addressed to them? However I will copy
those parties in this reply.
> You know where the conflicts lie, and who may be likely to be
> above the fray...don't just give in to cynicism (I know it's hard)
> and resign yourself to Postel's fait accompli and Ira's laziness.
Jon Postels and the ICANN supposed fait accompli is really not necessarilyall
that important if it does indeed exist. Ira, on the other hand at least cannot
claim ignorance, as I know that I have copied him on many important points
brought out from this list.
> There are plenty of good and qualified people out there who could
> certainly do the job on the board without all the baggage of the
> last years of politics over this issue.
And why haven't any of the candidates not been posted on the IFWP site?
> Forget about who is on Jon Postel's wish list...he is only one
> mere mortal (contrary to popular myth) and certainly NOT god.
> Do the right thing, Gordon.
Paul, I would suggest you take your own advice.
> --Paul Garrin
> >>>BTW, to paul garrin as someone for whom i have yet to have an approving
> >>>word. I would support Joichi Ito whom I first got to know and respect back
> >>>in 1986-87. But joey is too young and too internet knowledgable to met
> >>>postel's criteria..... oh yeah he has also never run a billion dollar
> >>>company.... too bad joey. you're out of luck. Tells you something about
> >>>how badly screwed this process is.
> >>Since you would support Joichi Ito and are critical of the
> >>"Postel Solutions" you should stand up, speak out and support
> >>him...as well as some others whom you may know from your well
> >>established connections, that would be most likely above the
> >>fray. I'm sure you must know others who meet this criteria.
> >>Ito may be young, but his technical knowledge and experience
> >>rivals the best of the best...age should not be a criteria--
> >>competence and fairness should.
> >>--Paul Garrin
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Jeffrey A. Williams
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