[DTA - SLE] [CWG-Stewardship] SLE Working Group - going forward.....
Paul M Kane - CWG
paul.kane-cwg at icb.co.uk
Thu Jun 11 13:46:08 UTC 2015
Yes - the plan is that we have an SLE in place from the start of the transition,
developed by IANA and SLE WG but ICANN/IANA need to be confident that the
thresholds are reasonable and that there is a mechanism in place to review them
after the transition - that the role of the CSC.
That's the end goal but how to get there......?
In the next month or so the SLE framework should be completed (without
thresholds being specified).
We need to ask NTIA for permission to run tests to help populate the SLE...
which is a pre-implementation phase and community check point (1).
The pre-implementation phase needs to be based on real-world testing and
statistics gathering upon which the thresholds will be determined by IANA
working with the SLE WG.
The SLE is then completed and before being finalized there will be a short
period of community check point (2) for the purpose of checking that all issues
have been addressed. The SLE will then be submitted along with the rest of the
proposal to NTIA for review...and if approved progresses to the Implementation
The Implementation Phase will confirm the thresholds are reasonable or identify
which (if any) need reconsideration based on real world experience.
Post transition the CSC and IANA work together on SLE review.
Hope I've answered your questions.
Quoting "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes at verisign.com>:
> Mostly this looks pretty good to me but there is one thing that is different
> than what I understood from discussions earlier this week. My understanding
> was that the CSC would consider the SLEs proposed by the SLE WG after it is
> formed, i.e., after the transition occurs and that the SLEs would hence be
> implemented after the transition. I note in your item 9) below: " SLE in
> place from the date of Transition ". Which is correct?
> I personally like the idea of the SLEs being in place at transition, but if
> that is going to be the case I think there needs to be some check point(s)
> with the community including direct customers during the implementation
> process to ensure that the final SLEs are acceptable. I raised this issue in
> the CWG call on Tuesday and understood that those check points would not be
> needed before transition because the CSC would be dealing with this after
> I don't think resolution of this is needed now but it certainly is needed
> before the implementation process is started.
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> Subject: [CWG-Stewardship] SLE Working Group - going forward.....
> Dear all
> I am pleased to advise we are making good progress now... and in light of the
> winding down of the CWG - to ensure our work is empowered to continue as
> discussd last week, may I propose that we rename DT-A - the SLE Ad-hoc
> Working Group (SLE WG).
> 1) The CWG has the work of the SLE Design Team as a Community initiative in
> the proposal - I ask that Design Team will be renamed to SLE Ad-Hoc Working
> Group (SLE WG).
> 2) IANA and Adam (my guy) are going to refine the SLE and then present that
> to the WG for adoption (approx 4 weeks to finish).
> 3) Once agreed, IANA will develop an Implementation plan (2 weeks) including
> an internal ICANN request for Technical Resources.
> 4) The Implementation plan needs NTIA approval (Kim and I will work with NTIA
> to secure approval) - 2 weeks.
> 5) Once NTIA has approved, the resources to extract the times needed will be
> deployed.- 1 month
> 6) IANA will then for 2 to 3 months run a trial capturing real world
> transaction information and provide that to the WG
> 7) With real world data (that IANA is comfortable with) - we will populate
> the agreed thresholds for the SLE.
> 8) With the SLE data specified (Jan/Feb 2016), the SLE will be in place and
> ready for the Implementation Phase.Checking of the SLE during the
> Implementation Phase
> 9) SLE in place from the date of Transition !
> Hope this is helpful
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