RE: [ga] George is being used. It's time to close down this list.
- To: "'Danny Younger'" <dannyyounger@xxxxxxxxx>, "'Ga'" <ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, debbie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: RE: [ga] George is being used. It's time to close down this list.
- From: Hugh Dierker <hdierker2204@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 17:11:33 -0700 (PDT)
How quickly you forget. It was under your chairmanship that all privileges
were taken from the GA. Your last at MDR had no GA meeting. That was the first
time in ICANN history that, that ocurred.
I have asked you to steer or chair different working groups here and you have
refused. Now you are suggesting ALAC is a better forum?
I am all ears. As Kent says, you are a great contributor. Where did this come
--- On Thu, 9/24/09, Debbie Garside <debbie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
From: Debbie Garside <debbie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [ga] George was right. It's time to close down this list.
To: "'Danny Younger'" <dannyyounger@xxxxxxxxx>, "'Ga'" <ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2009, 12:11 PM
Well said Danny!
I asked a similar question some time ago when I first ventured into this
At that time, I seem to remember, I likened it to a forum for "hitting ICANN
with a big stick" because I couldn't see what the objectives were from the
Not much has changed over time.
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> Subject: [ga] George was right. It's time to close down this list.
> Dear all,
> Over the last few years I have watched the steady decline of
> this list. It used to be a discussion list known for robust
> discussions that served a purpose.
> Allow me to remind you why this list was created:
> "The GA shall be an open forum for participation in the work
> of the DNSO, and open to all who are willing to contribute
> effort to the work of the DNSO. The participants in the GA
> should be individuals who have a knowledge of and an interest
> in issues pertaining to the areas for which the DNSO has
> primary responsibility, and who are willing to contribute
> time, effort and expertise to the work of the DNSO, including
> work item proposal and development, discussion of work items,
> draft document preparation, and participation in research and
> drafting committees and working groups."
> Now ask yourself: Where are the draft documents? Where is
> there any work item proposal or development? Where is there
> any research or drafting effort? Where is the added value
> that this list was designed to offer?