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NOOP: NEWDOM II
- From: Rick H. Wesson
- Date: Fri Jun 12 12:55:22 1998
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There is a need for a nonbiased forum to discuss a
meeting to create an organization for the management
of Top Leve Domains. There are several other email
lists [see below] dedicated to the general discussion
of TLDs but there is none specificly oriented with
creating a forum as specified in the NTIA White Paper.
It is the hope of the list maintainer to provide
a forum oriented in the gathering of consensus on
a meeting place/time, its agenda, funding, and
Yes, this list has a goal. The following is the main
function of the NEWDOM list.
o Organize a meeting on TLDs with the following attributes
o the meeting is announced well in advance
o is located some place with a good international airport.
o has accomodations.
o invites anyone and everyone that would like to
participate, and will not go forward w/o the
participation of IAB, IANA, Network Solutions, POC/CORE,
APNIC, ARIN, RIPE, and ISOC.
o allows mbone particiaption.
o meets the requirements in the NTIA White Paper
A bit of history.
This list is dedicated to the topic of new TOP
level Domains. It has been a place for the discussion
of the addition of additional top level domains (TLDs)
like .com, .net, and .org.
It is the hope of the list maintainer to provide an
unbiased forum for the discussion of topics pertaining to
the goal of adding additional TLDs to the IANA root nameservers.
While the list maintainer has participated in various forum
related to TLDs he will not remove or censor in any way the
discussion on the NEWDOM list. The list maintainer wishes
all to make their voice herd but, please read/listen and respect
others and their openions.
Please note there other lists dedicated to discussions on
Please adhear to the following:
o Do NOT threaten Legal Action against anyone on
by posting the threat to the list.
o Please stay on the topic of NEW TLDs specificly to
the formation of a confrence to create an organization
to manage Internet TLDs to fully meet the requirements specified in
the Dept. of Commerce, NTIA Proceeding Policy Statement
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