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Re: Changing the Rules...
It appears we have been arguing the same point... On Thu, 22 May 1997, Perry E. Metzger wrote: > > Marc Hurst writes: > > > So? As soon as the Canadian Government directs the IANA to delegate ".ca" > > > to Skyscape I am sure the IANA will change the delegation. Your statement > > > has no relevance to this discussion. > > > > The Canadian government had zero input in the selection of the University > > of British Columbia having this authority. > > The way it works is simple. > > When a government directs the IANA to change a delegation for a > country domain, it gets changed. > > If the government chooses not to give direction, IANA delegates to the > best organization it can. > > Whether the Canadian government chose to get involved is immaterial -- > if it chose, it would be obeyed. > > This whole thing started because some idiot called IANA listening to > the Hatian government's request about the disposition of .HT an "abuse > of power". Perhaps the reassignment was due to Hatian corruption, but > that isn't within the power of the IANA to control, and certainly the > IANA doesn't get any benefit out of the situation. > > > > Perry > Speaking personally, and not in any official capacity > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -