RE: [ga] Maintenance and Management of the GA
- To: "Thomas Narten" <narten@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Hugh Dierker" <hdierker2204@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [ga] Maintenance and Management of the GA
- From: "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 10:01:57 -0400
Thanks Thomas. Please note though that the GNSO is not responsible for
the GA list as Denise communicated in her clarification email to the
Council, so I believe that the decision regarding continuation of the
list is not a GNSO decision.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:owner-ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Thomas Narten
> Sent: Friday, September 25, 2009 9:10 AM
> To: Hugh Dierker
> Cc: Avri Doria; dmichel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Rod Beckstrom; ga
> Subject: Re: [ga] Maintenance and Management of the GA
> I do not understand what purpose this list serves and why the
> GNSO does not just turn it off. The mere existance of the
> list would imply that ICANN somehow supports it, and the
> naive individual might think this list is a place to learn
> things of importance or to participate in ICANN.
> The GA no longer exists within ICANN and hasn't for more
> years than I have been participating in ICANN...
> I would welcome a forum where general discussion of matters
> of importance to ICANN could be discussed in a thoughtful
> manner. But this list clearly does achieve such a goal, by
> almost any metric one could imagine. (My favorite metric is
> that Jeff Williams dominates this list in terms of number of
> postings, which pretty much says it
> Does anyone else besides me think that the GNSO should simply
> acknowledge the uselessness of this list and shut the list down?
> And if so, how do we make it so?