[Internal-cg] Publication of proposal finalization process

joseph alhadeff joseph.alhadeff at oracle.com
Wed Dec 17 15:58:01 UTC 2014


I think our timing related to our review of the proposals can be 
approximate at best, as we will be impacted by the status and nature of 
the proposal.  But I agree that the timeline should better demonstrate a 
linkage to the process in relation to those approximate time frames.


On 12/17/2014 5:10 AM, Manal Ismail wrote:
> Many thanks Alissa ..
> I don't have comments on the proposal finalization process (PFP) itself
> and I support publishing the document..
> Yet I have to say that it is not a straight forward task to cross-check
> it with the posted timeline ..
> The steps are not one-to-one in both documents .. Yet this is not a big
> deal, as ultimately due dates and deliverables seem to be consistent ..
> But I would like to highlight the following:
> 1. Step 4 of the timeline, I believe gives more weight to the testing
> than what was discussed and reflected in step II.C. of the PFP
> 2. Step 7 of the timeline, mentions that "the ICG formally submits the
> final proposal to NTIA." , which is contrary to what was agreed and
> reflected in Step V.A. of the PFP: "The ICG will post the final proposal
> on its public web site and transmit it to the ICANN Board."
> 3. Step 8 of the timeline starts with "The NTIA reviews and accepts the
> response." .. I think we should not be speaking on behalf of the NTIA
> and pre-empt its acceptance of the proposal ..
> I don't suggest to make any changes to the PFP but suggest to review and
> post a fine-tuned version of our timeline, focusing mainly on the
> structure and language of the document in relation to the PFP ..
> Appreciate your thoughts?
> Kind Regards
> --Manal
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> Subject: [Internal-cg] Publication of proposal finalization process
> I think we are about ready to publish the proposal finalization process.
> The latest version is attached and in Dropbox, in both clean and edited
> form:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/g6pgc9ma19fnwf7/proposal-finalization-process-
> v5-clean.docx?dl=0
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/zz9idw25dlqllyu/proposal-finalization-process-
> v5.docx?dl=0
> I did a little bit of editorial work to enumerate the sections and
> subsections more clearly.
> Please reply to this email by 20:00 UTC on December 22 if you support
> publishing this document or if you have any further comments/edits.
> Thanks,
> Alissa
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