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[dow2tf] RE:questionnaire and cover letter

  • To: "'Jordyn A. Buchanan'" <jbuchanan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Kathryn Kleiman <KathrynKL@xxxxxxx>
  • Subject: [dow2tf] RE:questionnaire and cover letter
  • From: Steve Metalitz <metalitz@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 17:39:52 -0500
  • Cc: dow2tf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Sender: owner-dow2tf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Item 1 on the agenda for Monday's call as circulated by Glen is 1. Final
questionnaire with covering letter
I assume this refers to the questionnaires to be sent to (1) registrars and
(2) all constituencies.
I think we can piece together the questionnaire text from previous postings.
But has a draft cover letter (or letters) been circulated?  If so, I seem to
have missed it, could it be re-circulated?  Thanks.
Steve Metalitz   

-----Original Message-----
From: Jordyn A. Buchanan [mailto:jbuchanan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 12:50 PM
To: KathrynKL@xxxxxxx
Cc: dow2tf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [dow2tf] More calendaring

Thanks, all. 

I will definitely relate to the council that the sentiment of the task force
is that we should not request constituency statements until the data
gathering is complete. Fortunately, I think that both of the other Whois
task forces have had conversations along these lines in recent days as well.


On Jan 22, 2004, at 8:27 AM, KathrynKL@xxxxxxx wrote: 


With respect for the Council and coordination, I will echo the concerns
raised by Marilyn, Tom and Steve.  I agree that we only want to go to our
constituencies once -- and that our prior unanimous agreement to go After
the data was collected, compiled and placed into an Interim Report was a
good decision.  Our TF has a good amount of data gathering to conduct -- at
the instruction of the Council through our DOW -- so we have a job to do. 

With respect to Barbara, I don't fully understand why small projects are
holding up data collection by weeks now.  It's hardly seems fair to the
Council, the Constituencies, or the public not to proceed forward in a
timely manner.  The questions are done -- why aren't they out? 

Tom's revised schedule is realistic.  It is fair to our TF members, the
Constituencies, the public -- and the Council which assigned us some very
important tasks.  I hope you will take it to the Council; I hope they will

Regards and bon chance, Kathy 

Week of Jan. 20, 2004  — Request Constituency Statements on TF Work 

Feb. 16, 2004 — Receive Constituency Statements 

Feb. 25, 2004 — "Interim Report" reporting "Data" collected 

March 3, 2004 — Task Force Workshops at Rome Meeting 

April 9, 2004 — Preliminary Task Force Report 

April 29, 2004 — Public Comment Period Closes 

May 20, 2004 — Final Report Due 

As you can see, this schedule is rather more aggressive than the one 

that Thomas has circulated.  There is actually quite a bit of inertia 

behind the schedule above, so it may make sense to try to comply with 

the above schedule, if we believe it to be practical.  (I'll add the 

caveat that it's fairly dependent on staff support.) 


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