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Response on Single Character IDN TLDs [RE: [jig] JIG MP3 8 November 2011]

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  • Subject: Response on Single Character IDN TLDs [RE: [jig] JIG MP3 8 November 2011]
  • From: "Edmon Chung" <edmon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 14:13:26 +0800

Hi Everyone,


Thanks for all the quick and constructive comments on the matter.


Please find attached revised letter incorporating the comments:


1. single-syllable-single-word, yes, the idea is to point out the inequity that 
such TLDs are acceptable for English (e.g. ".word") but not for some languages 
(e.g. Chinese single word TLDs). Hopefully the edits explained it better.


2. included that SSAC members were involved in the development of the report


3. included stronger wording for Board to act


4. explained where the board may have inadvertently tied the implementation for 
IDN ccTLDs and IDN gTLDs together and asked for clarification


5. included description to indicate that we received no objections from ACs


With regards to process, as discussed in Dakar, it is probably best to pass it 
to the respective councils, and upon the mutual resolution by the 2 councils, 
have the council chairs forward the letter to the board.


Please find also attached a draft motion for consideration by the councils.


We will also look to circulate this to the ccNSO and GNSO councils for their 











From: owner-jig@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-jig@xxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Glen de 
Saint Géry
Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2011 1:04 AM
To: jig@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jig] JIG MP3 8 November 2011



Dear All,

The next  joint ccNSO-GNSO IDN working group (JIG) call is scheduled on Tuesday 
22 November 2011 at 1300 UTC.

Please find the MP3 recording and transcript of the Joint ccNSO-GNSO IDN 
Working Group (JIG) call held on Tuesday, 8 November 2011 at 13:00 UTC at:



On page:



Jian Zhang, APTLD

Rafik Dammak, NCSG 

Sarmad Hussain 
Christopher Dillon
Young Eum Lee 


ICANN Staff:
Bart Boswinkel
Glen de Saint Géry
Edmon Chung, .asia (Chair)
Fahd Batayneh, .jo

Avri Doria, NCSG

Kind regards,




Glen de Saint Géry

GNSO Secretariat

 <mailto:gnso.secretariat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> gnso.secretariat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 <http://gnso.icann.org> http://gnso.icann.org


Attachment: JIG Response to ICANN Board Resolution on Single Character IDN TLDs -- final.docx
Description: Microsoft Office

Attachment: Motion for JIG Response to Aug 2011 Board Resolution.docx
Description: Microsoft Office

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