Re: (Fwd) Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

Re: (Fwd) Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

From: Deus Ex Machina <vicc§cia.com.au>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 11:36:24 +1100 (EST)
>_From: paul.brooks&#167;globalone.net
> 
> On  3 Mar 98 Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> 
> > far kre is lord high grand governor general and is dictating exactly
> > how they will operate in terms of what names they approve.
> > unprecedented. unaceptable. unfair.
> 
> Garbage Vic. The success of the Internet itself is due mainly to 
> individuals and small groups getting off their butts and innovating 
> first, then showing the world. Design-by-committee is precisely why 
> ISO/OSI failed, and TCP/IP triumphed. I can't recall the exact 
> phrase, but it goes something like 'working code, and rough 
> consensus'. You may belive it to be unfair, even unacceptable, but 
> having one individual volunteer to provide an essential service that 
> keep the Internet roughly on track for the majority certainly isn't 
> unprecedented - in fact, you owe your livelihood to it.

you are confusing the issue, I am not saing he should have done it.
just that its time to move on.

Vic
Received on Thu Mar 05 1998 - 11:58:02 UTC

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