[NA-Discuss] gTLD objections -- the story so far
evan at telly.org
Wed Mar 6 22:02:40 UTC 2013
I thought I made that clear in the final paragraph of the message.
My point is that there's not a lot to be gained trying to determine a
consensus in time for tonight's deadline.
I simply indicated that, on a practical level, the question of whether or
not to escalate the four Latin-script applications has already been decided
regardless of our stance -- we cannot prevent the escalation of the four
objections from taking place. That's a statement of fact, not opinion.
On 6 March 2013 16:51, Avri Doria <avri at ella.com> wrote:
> I hope you are not indicating that therefore NARALO and EURALO viewpoints
> are irrelevant we should just go along with the others? I hope whatever
> viewpoint NA/EURALO come up with will be considered by the ALAC.
> On 6 Mar 2013, at 16:21, Evan Leibovitch wrote:
> > According to the defined process, if THREE of the five regions support an
> > objection put forward by Dev's Review Group, that objection gets elevated
> > to ALAC for a vote.
> > Right now, five objections are being considered -- four for the Latin
> > string ".health" and a fifth based on a Chinese-script IDN variant of
> > ".health" (that could also be read as ".healthy")
> > Some other RALOs have already given their direction.
> > - LACRALO has formally advanced all five.
> > - APRALO and AFRALO have advanced the four Latin ones but not the IDN
> > - EURALO and NARALO have not povided direction.
> > What this means is that:
> > - The objections against the four Latin strings will be advanced to
> > regardless of what NARALO and EURALO do
> > - The IDN string can only be advanced if *both* EURALO and NARALO
> > to do so.
> > Now the debate constinues, as the ALAC must now (at least) consider the
> > four remaining objections. I have been following the discussion here to
> > date and will continue to use the discussion to help determine how to
> > At the beginning of this debate I was truly undecided, so I am prepared
> > vote in accordance with my reading of the region's preference.
> > - Evan
> > - Evan
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