[council] Response to Board Request re: IRD Working Group Report

Amr Elsadr aelsadr at egyptig.org
Tue Dec 13 15:34:28 UTC 2016

Hi again,

> On Dec 13, 2016, at 5:30 PM, Amr Elsadr <aelsadr at egyptig.org> wrote:


> 3. unless explicitly stated otherwise, all data elements should be tagged with the languages/scripts in use, and this information should always be available with the data element. (not addressed)
> I also note that the input we received from Jim Galvin addressed this issue, and that the T/T consensus policy on this point does require that internationalized data elements fields in the RDS should be easily identifiable. Furthermore, the consensus policy requires identification of the language in which the authoritative IRD was originally submitted, in the event T/T takes place. These all seem to be nicely consistent with the findings of the IRD WG, and should hopefully address Steve’s questions.

Incidentally, this is also consistent with the consistent labelling and display requirement in the “thick” WHOIS CP.

Thanks again.


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