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    Twomey ponders, Pisanty Fumes at TLD process deadline | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 15 comments | Search Discussion
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    Cerf Makes Amadeu Grovel Like a DOG for .CAT
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 24 2004, @08:44PM (#14028)
    >>amadeu abril i abril: a short question, kurt.

    oh, this time with the hat of advisor to the (inaudible), one of the applicants for this round of stlds. the comment is first, i don't think that anybody will force the icann staff to stick to the proposed schedule. we just want to know what the schedule will not -- you know, there is no contractual obligation on being there and we prefer you to do a very good job than just say something, even if it's stupid, by the 31 of july. the other thing is we will be grateful for further clarification on things like the next step. and you understand things are causing a lot of familiar stress in our team. in august, in southern europe, we tend to have a strange habit of closing down the country because it's too hot and go on holidays. and there is no way that we know whether we should all be there just in front of our fax machine or telephone or not. and we've been asking that several times. i repeat, we don't want a contractual, obligatory answer. just what will happen in the next three weeks or something like that, whether we can go to the beach or not (laughter.).

    >>vint cerf: while kurt is consulting, the simple answer is board policy is make them sweat.

    (laughter.)

    >>vint cerf: so we're hoping that you will be hanging around through august.

    >>kurt pritz: i think it's -- i'll have to test this, but i think it's reasonable that there's some sort of communication with everybody on july 31st, even if it's to say we're not done yet and here's what the timetable going forward looks like.

    >>amadeu abril i abril: thanks a lot.
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