RE: [council] Regarding joint SO/AC initiatives
> While I see the logic of what you are suggesting, I'm not
> sure I understand
> how you link that to the joint SO/AC sessions.
> Forgive me if I simply misunderstood what you are saying, but are you
> suggesting that these topics be handled in those sessions?
Actually I was suggesting that the joint public sessions that have been run so
far - are good for speakers from each side expressing their points of view -
but they don't help reach any consensus/compromise. In fact they are probably
better for discussing brand new policies where wide ranging views are useful at
the beginning of a policy development exercise. I was suggesting that to move
forward on issues such as geographic names that you may consider a different
approach of getting smaller working groups of experts together to consider the