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    Re: shangai'ed
    by ross (rossattucowsdatcam) on Wednesday October 30 2002, @04:29AM (#9870)
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    David,

    Not sure if you realized this, but we all left Bucharest on June 28th. If you hurry, you can probably make it to Amsterdam in time for the next meeting. :)

    Just to clear things up, the energy levels here in Shanghai actually aren't that bad. There aren't the mobs that might typically attend an MdR event, but its not bad nonetheless (especially when one considers that the facility is rather large compared to some of the more cramped quarters that we've used.

    Additionally, I didn't get the same sense of done deal that you did. The dialogue has been great and there has been a great deal of movement on key issues.

    Perhaps that makes me an optimist.

    -rwr
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    Re: shangai'ed
    by Anonymous on Wednesday October 30 2002, @04:57AM (#9872)
    Of course there's little energy, it's friggin' China. Few reporters, few participants, worthless access if you're not actually in the room.

    If ICANN's a USG thing, then every meeting should be in the same place (Marina del Rey) every year. What folly to spend all that money to move a bunch of losers to another country to formerly confirm a bunch of losing decisions.

    It makes no sense to have these meetings all over the world.

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