RE: DNS: Let me get this straight...AU is ONE person ?

RE: DNS: Let me get this straight...AU is ONE person ?

From: Jim Fleming <JimFleming§unety.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 08:41:01 -0500
On Monday, June 22, 1998 7:41 AM, James Austin[SMTP:jea&#167;rainer-group.com] wrote:
&#167;> Whatever might happen, it would not be that - the University of Melbourne
&#167;> has nothing whatever to do with the AU namespace (other than being an
&#167;owner
&#167;> of MelbourneIT which is a manager of COM.AU).   Managing AU doesn't
&#167;generally
&#167;> need any urgent attention, should I vanish, there would be plenty of time
&#167;to
&#167;> find some other person, or body, to take over before it became a problem
&#167;that
&#167;> it was running on self control (the last substantive change in AU itself
&#167;was
&#167;> a couple of years ago...).
&#167;
&#167;If this is true why is it so hard to do it with you here?
&#167;
&#167;If it would be so easy without you it should be even simpler with you.
&#167;
&#167;I would think you could start as chairman of the new body.
&#167;or is that to easy?
&#167;

I believe that Robert Elz just stated that he has no intention
of driving that process and also does not know how to build
consensus. Apparently he is an academic, not a business
person or manager.

I suggest that you identify and document the TOP 8 people
in the .AU TLD and take that story to the IANA and get the
delegation changed if that is what those 8 people vote. If
Robert Elz is one vote out of 8 and he votes no, the IANA
should be given that information.

Just remember...July 4, 1998 is coming...

&#167;@@@ http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/paine/2.html

"The nearer any government approaches to a republic
the less business there is for a king."

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Jim Fleming
Unir Corporation - http://www.unir.com - 0:196 .MALL
1998 - The Year of the C+&#167;
Received on Tue Jun 23 1998 - 00:31:08 UTC

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