[council] GNSO Review: draft terms of reference

Ross Rader ross at tucows.com
Tue Nov 1 03:16:12 UTC 2005

As has been pointed out on the GA-List, it would also be useful to 
clarify when the comment period actually begins and ends given that this 
item was posted on the 31st, not the 27th as the text of the 
announcement would indicate.

Ross Rader wrote:
>> The draft Terms of Reference were developed through consultation with 
>> GNSO constituencies, 
> For my sake, can someone clarify with me the consultation that was 
> undertaken with the constituencies? If this is in reference to the 
> consultation w/ the GNSO Council, this should be clarified. The 
> difference is slight, but important (the document is much clearer, and I 
> think I know the answer already, but I'm hesitant to jump to a conclusion).
> It would also be useful if the document also included a chronicle of the 
> consultation undertaken in the development of the document. This 
> announcement and the document aren't in sync on this point and it is 
> useful to understand, definitively, whose input was made available 
> during the preparation of a document. This is a useful feature of parts 
> of the PDP that we would be well served to use elsewhere.
> Finally, can someone point me to "the GNSO Review – Background 
> Information document" reference in the first paragraph? It might be 
> helpful for others if this was made a hyperlink.
> Much thanks in advance,
> -ross
>> [To: liaison6c[at]gnso.icann.org; council[at]gnso.icann.org]
>> [To: ga[at]gnso.icann.org; announce[at]gnso.icann.org]
>> Following the ICANN Luxembourg Resolution, the GNSO Council has, with 
>> the support of the ICANN staff, developed the GNSO Review Terms of 
>> Reference. The draft Terms of Reference will be put before the ICANN 
>> Board at the Vancouver Annual General Meeting. The draft Terms of 
>> Reference were developed through consultation with GNSO 
>> constituencies, individual members of the Board and other members of 
>> the ICANN community.
>> The draft terms of reference
>> http://www.icann.org/gnso/review-reference-terms-27oct05.htm
>> are posted at:
>> http://www.icann.org/
>> http://www.gnso.icann.org/
>> http://gnso.icann.org/comments-request/
>> Public comments are invited for a 21-day public comment period 
>> starting 27 October 2005 and ending 17 November 2005.
>> Please submit your comments on the draft Terms of Reference to the 
>> mailing list at:
>>  <gnso-review-tor at icann.org>.
>> The archive of comments is available at: 
>> <http://forum.icann.org/lists/gnso-review-tor/>
>> Thank you in advance for your time spent considering this issue and
>> commenting.
>> Glen de Saint Géry
>> GNSO Secretariat - ICANN
>> gnso.secretariat[at]gnso.icann.org
>> http://gnso.icann.org

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