[DNS] List as consultation (was: the first step)

[DNS] List as consultation (was: the first step)

From: Glen Turner <glen.turner§itd.adelaide.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 16:19:42 +0930 (CST)
vicc&#167;cia.net.au wrote:
> the time for action is now. if you beleive other groups
> need to be involved that are not on the list, bring them
> in now.

Simon Hackett wrote:
> Honestly, if parties who feel they have a stake in this
> (and the number who really have a meaningful stake, versus
> the number who only think they do might surprise you),
> they are, really, probably 'here' by now.

And just how am I going to convince, say, university
Vice-Chancellors or CEOs of famous trademark holders, to
follow this list as a form of consultation?  They're hardly
going to be interested in one posting in a hundred.

They don't have the time or the interest to follow the list
-- but, as Geoff says, they'll be one of the parties annoyed
enough to kill the process if they're not consulted.

In summary, using the e-mail list as a form of concultation
barely begins to touch the number of people that need to be

Rather, using the list to develop a proposal, documenting
it, and starting to negotiate with an open mind with the
interested parties using the standard draft proposal and
presentation mechanisms seems more likely to succeed.

It's nice to see that this is what Kate and others have
started to do.

Best wishes,

 glen.turner&#167;itd.adelaide.edu.au    Network Support Specialist
 Tel: (08) 8303 3936           Information Technology Division
 Fax: (08) 8303 4400            University of Adelaide SA 5005
Received on Thu Jun 25 1998 - 14:49:45 UTC

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