[EURO-Discuss] R: R: Proposal procedure active- non-active ALSes

Wolf Ludwig wolf.ludwig at comunica-ch.net
Tue Aug 21 21:05:12 UTC 2012

Thanks for these inputs to our current debate, Christopher. I think they are useful for framing further discussions by avoiding formalist solutions. Any further feedbacks are highly welcome!

Kind regards,

Christopher Wilkinson wrote Tue, 21 Aug 2012 20:19
>Good evening:
>1.	ALAC exercises its mandate as representing the larger community of  
>ALS and other At Large.
>	ALAC is already a rather small, high level group whose credibility  
>depends entirely on their accountability and responsiveness to At  
>Large, at large.
>2.	Apparently there are busy ALS and less busy ALS in the ICANN  
>context. (Bearing in mind that most ALS have other businesses to deal  
>with at home.)
>	But beware of imposing performance criteria on ALS and threatening  
>dis-creditation. It would be better to use ICANN support to reactivate  
>or re-prioritise the ALS in question.
>3.	Regarding the decision-making process and the 'quorum', few  
>decisions need to come to a vote. It would be better to relativise the  
>quorum: strong quorum for a few important issues; weaker quorum for  
>routine decisions.
>On 21 Aug 2012, at 19:33, Carlton Samuels wrote:
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