From: Jeff Williams
Subject: Re: [ALSC-Forum] Consensus
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2001 21:35:48 -0700
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Eric and all stakeholders or interested parties,
As I have already addressed this two times now here, I don't feel
it is necessary for me to do so again. Please review the archives...
Eric Dierker wrote:
> Thank you Jeff,
> This is what I am referring to:
> Ok, we have reached a consensus for a foundation,
> The World At-Large body, within the ICANN, which is formed for discussion and
> open and transparent election of Board of Dierekers (alternative spelling may
> appropriate) shall have the following characteristics and shall conduct it's
> under the following principals;
> 1. Shall be inclusive of all users.
> 2. Shall not charge a voting tax or membership fee.
> 3. Shall be funded entirely by ICANN monies.
> 4. Shall execute an election implementing the three following methods:
> a. On line direct, using appropriate security, encryption and Key devices
> to ensure
> b. Using Local Public Online with appropriate security to ensure
> c. Using appropriate traditional methods of mailing and in person with
> methods in
> place to ensure propriety.
> Am I right here or what?
> I know from your earlier posts that you do not like the wording but are in
> agreement with the theory. It is important to note that God will not come
> down to declare consensus, however since the day I posted this no one but you
> has argued against it and by absentia that would make it a consensus. Unless
> of course people are being physically prohibited from voicing their
> objection. What I want is a non-objected to statement of consensus on points
> so that when the ALSC makes a presentation they will have to acknowledge this
> lists' consensus or suffer the fact they did not. I am embarrassingly being
> politik here and would appreciate any help in that regard.
> Any me toos would be appropriate here for the point of showing support -- or
> Jeff Williams wrote:
> > Eric and all stakeholders or interested parties,
> > I am very confused by Eric's request. I am not empowered nor
> > do I know of any way in which a consensus can be declared on this forum
> > as there is none that I know of, not do I even know what specifically
> > that Eric is requesting "ME" to declare. In addition there isn't any
> > process or procedure by any consensus could be honestly declared
> > as there is no method of determining that a Consensus on anything.
> > If any one know what Eric is requesting consensus on please
> > post it to this Forum, so that all of may benefit from this information.
> > If Eric would be so kind, please, in detail, post what you believe there
> > is consensus on. Thank you Eric in advance for you cooperation.
> > Eric Dierker wrote:
> > > In light of his well phrased reservations I ask that Mr. Williams
> > > declare the consensus reached herein so that we may well state that it
> > > was reached.
> > >
> > > I do believe that it has been reached on this list and only needs to be
> > > put forth and better articulated than my mealy mind is able to offer.
> > > (reached is a great term, as with my little 18 month old she has yet to
> > > overcome her fear of actually reaching the ceiling)
> > >
> > > Thank you in advance Mr. Williams as it is a difficult task
> > >
> > > May the sun rise, producing brightness and hope, but may all of us be
> > > able to find the cool refreshment of shade and reflection in a cool pond
> > > of still water.
> > >
> > > Eric
> > Regards,
> > --
> > Jeffrey A. Williams
> > Spokesman for INEGroup - (Over 118k members strong!)
> > CEO/DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
> > Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
> > E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Contact Number: 972-447-1800 x1894 or 214-244-4827
> > Address: 5 East Kirkwood Blvd. Grapevine Texas 75208
Jeffrey A. Williams
Spokesman for INEGroup - (Over 118k members strong!)
CEO/DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
Contact Number: 972-447-1800 x1894 or 214-244-4827
Address: 5 East Kirkwood Blvd. Grapevine Texas 75208