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    Goodbye, "Structure:" GNSO Council rejects Lynn's "taxonomy" proposal | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 7 comments | Search Discussion
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    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Saturday May 24 2003, @01:01AM (#11733)
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    Bravo. ++Peter
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    say what?
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Saturday May 24 2003, @02:10PM (#11739)
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    This still comes down to who defines the taxonomy, Someone has to. Does one do it at the level of .book or at the level of .literature or at the level of .fiction. One cannot have it all unless one wants the same level of drek that now infests .com et al.

    Strangely enough, I do not think it is beyond the range of possibilitie that this is within ICANN's purview. Someone has to do it, one doesn't leave the organization of the yellow pages up to a citizen's committee (not that that would necessarily be a bad thing, but it doesn't happen and the world hasn't spun off its axis). I think it should be ICANN making these decisions, of course I think it should be a properly constituted subcommittee that actually has a clue and that will never happen, but simply leaving it up to market forces doesn't work. What say ICANN OK'd all 46 or whatever applicants at MdR2k, that just amounts to more consumer confusion, read CHAOS. Better that there is some logic behind it, in the same way that .com and .org and .mil used to be a taxonomy until Veri$ign and latterly ICANN got greedy. -g

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    Proposal or Question
    by RFassett on Saturday May 24 2003, @08:54PM (#11740)
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    I am not sure that Dr. Lynn's document was a proposal of a taxonomy as much is it was to form a task force to ask this question to, though I will admit Dr. Lynn's document was a bit leading in this regard. But, let's also not forget the concept of parallel processing, originally recommended by the NTEPPTF and an underlying theme to Dr Lynn's document to begin with. So, while all this "new PDP of objective criteria" as proposed by the GNSO council is being figured out (likely to take how many more years rehashing yet again much of what has already been documented), there should be nothing stopping the Board from moving forward with parallel processing (of the sTLD variety).

    Ray
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