Re: DNS: ADNA related meeting this Friday 4th

Re: DNS: ADNA related meeting this Friday 4th

From: Peter Gerrand <ceo§>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 1997 18:29:02 +1000
Simon Hackett wrote:
> If we can't get the DN's of all of the
> existing 2ld's under .AU (and Robert Elz in dual roles) to agree that ADNA
> is "a good thing" then we can't rationally claim it has community support.
> We need to ask those people. We can't ask them all until the legal action
> is over.

I agree with your first two sentences quoted above, but not the last.

The ADNA concept is about the future; the Federal Court action is about
the past. 
It does seem that the latter will not be settled by Friday, so I would
expect it to be declared sub judice by the convenor (Luke), and no
debate on it allowed during the DNS Forum meeting. That decision would
then allow me to attend and contribute to the debate on the real agenda
item, namely the proposal to set up ADNA, its charter, its membership
and its timetable. 

I shall be bringing with me to the Forum meeting Dr Trevor Hales, who I
have recently appointed as Manager of Melbourne IT's COM.AU Bureau.
Trevor has been a key member of our Bureau team throughout its period of
commercial operations (i.e. since October 1996), and is known to many in
the Internet community from his long period as a research scientist at


Professor Peter Gerrand
CEO, Melbourne IT
Received on Wed Apr 02 1997 - 18:57:16 UTC

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