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    Re:What a tepid bunch of new TLD applicants
    by cambler (chris@ambler.net) on Tuesday March 23 2004, @12:58PM (#13257)
    User #36 Info | http://onthenet.ambler.net/
    A priority? A priority over what?

    If you approve all 10 applications (resolving the .tel issue), there are no priorities involved.

    If these proposals meet minimum, acceptable criteria, they should be approved. Period.

    And then move on to the remaining applications from 2000 using the same criteria.

    There is no reason to deny ANYONE at this point. Unless you're someone who believes in protecting the value of existing registries, or want to drag out the old, "the users will be confused" argument that's been kicked around since before this all began.

    No, at this point there's no reason to maintain artificial scarcity.

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    Re:What a tepid bunch of new TLD applicants by cambler
    Re:What a tepid bunch of new TLD applicants
    by cambler (chris@ambler.net) on Tuesday March 23 2004, @01:31PM (#13259)
    User #36 Info | http://onthenet.ambler.net/
    This is what I do for a living. And working, on average, 10 hours a day (both in the office and in my home office) makes for plenty of time for both.

    What, are you not efficient at what you do, too?

    And yes, there are a few that I like. I already said that.

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    Re:What a tepid bunch of new TLD applicants
    by cambler (chris@ambler.net) on Tuesday March 23 2004, @01:46PM (#13261)
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    That's all well and good, but .roma didn't apply. .cat did.

    So, given the 10 that we have, I don't see priorities if you can say that they all meet the bar. Now if you can't say that, we have a different issue (and I'm not prepared to discuss that one right now - I'll wait and see how the public forum works out).

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