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RE: [gnso-idng] reporting back to the council

  • To: "Eric Brunner-Williams" <ebw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: RE: [gnso-idng] reporting back to the council
  • From: "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 09:55:59 -0400

Not sure I understand Eric but it's your call.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Brunner-Williams [mailto:ebw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Sunday, April 18, 2010 10:39 PM
> To: Gomes, Chuck
> Cc: Avri Doria; gnso-idng@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [gnso-idng] reporting back to the council
> Chuck,
> I began advocacy for community applications at the Los 
> Angeles meeting, with Werner, as observers. I was, and remain 
> appreciative for the opportunities the then Council Chair, 
> Avri, provided us to participate.
> I wrote that paragraph to point out that the substantive 
> issue you and Avri differ on is not the example. If I had 
> appreciated, from the perspective of a Council member, which 
> is more than observing three times a year and reviewing 
> minutes and infrequently the audio, the full import of any 
> example, I'd never have offered one.
> The difference of opinion you and Avri share has been 
> conducted only in a small part within my cognizance. As 
> important as it is to each of you, and others, there does not 
> appear to be any point to the gnso-idn activity.
> There won't be any temporal parity with the ccTLD IDN FT.
> There won't be any temporal priority for IDN new gTLDs 
> relative to non-IDN new gTLDs.
> There simply won't be any gnso-idn anything, just whatever 
> eventually happens.
> And for those of use with multiple applications, yes, we are 
> paying both for all of our average competitors, and if we are 
> spending a bean on policy, paying for our competitors who 
> don't waste a bean on policy. We can sneak that into the 
> Latin+non-Latin application scenario of waste and 
> non-cost-recovery, but, speaking for CORE, we never thought 
> our cost would be reduced, only that if Staff were aware most 
> of our applications were identical, they could put the fee to 
> better use than checking, again and again and again, if CORE 
> could run a registry.
> This is slim pickings for the better part of a year of work. 
> I'll ask Glen to remove my address from the mailing list.
> Eric

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