[EURO-Discuss] transparency on changes of rules
roessler at does-not-exist.org
Tue May 8 19:00:49 EDT 2007
In that case, why the formal-sounding language in the signing
I'd have much less trouble signing and selling a note that says
FITUG will in good faith perform the duties outlined in the MOU.
Thomas Roessler <roessler at does-not-exist.org>
On 2007-05-08 23:51:00 +0100, Nick Ashton-Hart wrote:
> From: Nick Ashton-Hart <nick.ashton-hart at icann.org>
> To: Thomas Roessler <roessler at does-not-exist.org>
> Cc: Roberto Gaetano <roberto at icann.org>,
> Discussion for At-Large Europe <euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
> Date: Tue, 8 May 2007 23:51:00 +0100
> Subject: Re: [EURO-Discuss] transparency on changes of rules
> Reply-To: nick.ashton-hart at icann.org
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> That's easy - just because something isn't meant to be enforceable in
> a court doesn't mean that the parties aren't bound to honour it. They
> are; it is an agreement made in good faith, and the parties agree to
> operate in good faith.
> On 08/05/07, Thomas Roessler <roessler at does-not-exist.org> wrote:
>> On 2007-05-08 23:36:29 +0100, Nick Ashton-Hart wrote:
>> >> On the one hand, there still isn't a clear indication what the
>> >> status of the MoU really is -- is it binding, on whom, and so
>> >> on. That would have been a set of questions that should have
>> >> been resolved before the MoU was formally signed.
>> > I'm afraid the above isn't a correct statement. The MoU is binding
>> > upon those who signed it. It is not binding upon those who have not.
>> In that case, I'm awaiting your explanation what the word "binding"
>> means when it comes to an agreement that is "not intended as a
>> contract for enforcement".
>> (Your words, 28 March, archived at .)
>> Thomas Roessler <roessler at does-not-exist.org>
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