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[rpd] Guessing is not the way to verify information

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Mon Jun 9 07:14:42 UTC 2014

Hello Sami,

On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 10:07 AM, SamiSalih <sami at> wrote:

> 5- So, to fix this, I propose the process of nomination, providing
> information, verification, and then publishing the final list, to be
> automatized via web-portal,

good suggestion

> 6- and of course as NomCom we are more than happy to help AfriNIC staff
> developing this portal, I'm sure if we start asap we can make it before the
> next election.
> *nomcom*?


> Best Regards,
> Dr. Sami H.O. Salih
> CEO, Sudanese Research and Education Network
> President of SDv6TF
> T/F: (249)122045707/187171355
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan Barrett" <apb at>
> To: "rpd" <rpd at>
> Sent: Friday, June 6, 2014 8:43:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [rpd] Guessing is not the way to verify information
> On Fri, 06 Jun 2014, Lu Heng wrote:
> >nomination committee should apologise to me for telling me who I am.
> On the one hand, NomCom's job is to take in nominations and to
> output a short list of candidates for the ballot, and they don't
> need to give reasons for a decision to omit any candidate from the
> ballot.  On the other hand, if they do give reasons, then they
> should expect the reasons to be scrutinised.
> If a candidate fails to provide some required information, then I
> think that the nomination committee should contact the candidate
> at least once to request the information.
> Also, if any of the information provided by a candidate appears
> to contradict information known or believed by the nomination
> committee via some other source, then I think that it would be
> reasonable, though not necessary, for the nomination committee
> to contact the candidate to give them a chance to explain.  In
> this case, it would have been reasonable for NomCom to send a
> message saying something like "Your nomination said you lived in
> Seychelles, but we have heard that you live in ${other_country},
> please could you clarify?"
> --apb (Alan Barrett)
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