[At-Large] On the exchange of notes between Peter and Heather -- city names

Carlton Samuels carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 21:58:07 UTC 2010

I'm minded to supporting this restriction pending better and/or further
particulars. For I would be troubled were Kingston to be in such contention
down the way.


Carlton A Samuels
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On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 8:10 AM, Eric Brunner-Williams <
ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net> wrote:

> Dear At-Large Colleagues,
> I've prepared a personal comment, reflecting my thoughts on the issue of
> city names, and sent it to Board Chair Peter Dengate-Thrush and GAC Interim
> Chair Heather Dryden. It is attached.
> As a reminder, the public comments period for the current version of the
> DAG closes on December 10th, at 7am Eastern, 4am Pacific, just before the
> Friday Board meeting that week.
> I regret that the letter is only in English, as the intended recipients are
> both Anglophones, however the issue concerns those who anticipate that urban
> administrations will in the near future have the resources allocated by
> ICANN which are currently allocated only to states, some non-states, and a
> score of for-profit and non-profit corporations and foundations.
> Attached is also a reformatted version of Thomas Brinkoff's list of 479
> urban agglomerations with populations of one million or more. The original
> may be found at http://www.citypopulation.de
> This note was originally sent to the NA-Discuss list, with only the first
> of two attachments, due to the familiarity NA-Discuss list members have with
> the urban agglomerations of that region.
> Eric Brunner-Williams
> Ithaca, New York
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