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    Re:Seems there are a lot more than 4 or 5...
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Thursday June 26 2003, @03:40PM (#11861)
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    Please try to get your own facts straight before coming out with the anonymous lectures, it's not like you have to interview Joe Sims or anything, the information is on the ICANN.org website, as it happens one link off the link you provided after a fashion (if you can't do basic HTML no-one is going to take you seriously anyway). 18 unsuccessful applicants last time? Not even close [icann.org]. That's the problem, the only people more moronic than ICANN are some of their critics. -g
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    Re:Seems there are a lot more than 4 or 5...
    by Mueller ({mueller} {at} {syr.edu}) on Friday June 27 2003, @07:39PM (#11873)
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    Thanks for the correction. I was at the meeting and did not have time to go back and count the applications; more importantly, the article attempted to estimate how the field would be narrowed, i.e. who would actually reapply. That very rough estimate (this is reporting on location, mind you) was based on discussions at the Montreal meeting. Could be wrong, of course, but "4 or 5" meant "4 or 5 applicants KNOWN TO BE LIVE."


    It is quite possible that live applicants would have expanded, even if the Board hadn't indicated that it will change that restriction. Under the RFP sponsored applicants unwilling to revive their bids could assign or sell the right to someone else.

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