Re: [ga] i.e.
- To: Hugh Dierker <hdierker2204@xxxxxxxxx>, Don Evans <DEvans@xxxxxxx>, Kathy Smith <KSMITH@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [ga] i.e.
- From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 20:31:46 -0700
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Dear Eric and all former DNSO GA members or other interested
Hugh Dierker wrote:
> Just as i.e.s, weren't dotTV and dotLA really hot for a while. I
> liked the AU and CA transformations. I.e. dotBZ. I.e. dotWS?
> Exemplar is a very tough word. This concept of i.e. or ie or i e has
> been around for as long as England. But the best my study tells me is
> that it has a brutal Greek/Latin twist.
> When you see it you know it means roughly; "for example". Funny but in
> my ill formative years everyone knew it meant "Ignorant Eric". I
> distinctly remember at least three great men walking around over the
> past couple of thousand years using i.e.s, what we have come to call
> parables or metaphors. How about "drop the Y and add ie". Now as a
> student I see the great potential for "drop the why and add .ie" or
> "an example to be followed, dotIE".
> Restricted ccTLDs are a strange bird. Old Le Blanc told me they were
> the "China model" or I interpreted that to mean the "China Syndrome".
> My birth father (a "black Irishman") once said to be careful of the
> "green hills boy" I thought he meant the mountains of his home in the
> Emerald Isle, but now I know he meant the lure of money.
> Will national integrity and security rule the day for ie, or will the
> instant green bring snakes back to the land of St. Patrick?
Good response here Eric. Also good insight IMHO it would seem that
BoD and Sr. staff have yet again under the radar of public knowledge
the DOC/NTIA's insistence of more a better openness, has been very busy
yet again trying to get ccTLD's out of the hands of governments fearing
national regulation. This article shows clearly that, so called
entities wish to use government's names and authority to set policy for
.IE in this instance much like the ICANN BoD and staff attempted to
do with ..PH and other ccTLD's... I hope that he citizens of Ireland
will see clearly and through this almost cleaver attempt at taking he
citizens and sakeholders of .IE now and in the future of what
COMREG, http://www.comreg.ie is attempting to do...
I know I will along with our many and growing Irish members of
IENGroup be sure that as many of the Irish stakeholders and
future stakeholders are as fully aware of the consequences
of such a decision...
Jeffrey A. Williams
Spokesman for INEGroup LLA. - (Over 134k members/stakeholders strong!)
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