From: kent crispin [mailto:kent(_at_)icann(_dot_)org]
On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 04:03:02PM -0700, Hallam-Baker, Phillip wrote:
I also believe the nomcom process does provide
accountability. I think that the nomcom interview process
was more comprehensive than any job interview process I've
I think you make a fundamental error here, accountability is
determined by whether we can get rid of someone, not by how
appointed in the first place.
Oh. Therefore voting has nothing to do with accountability,
since it is a
mechanism for selecting people in the first place, and therefore the
premise of this thread is vacuous.
No, it is the fact that there will be a vote in the future that creates
That is why electing Presidents for life is never democratic, however
good the voting process it is never repeated.
It is also why a single flawed election is not catastrophic for the
system, it does not indicate a systemic failure of the system, there
will be another election in the future.
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