David W. Maher (
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 16:13:03 -0600

Amen - I am 100% in agreement with Don. Alan has done a terrific job.
David Maher

At 09:47 AM 3/30/98 -0500, Don Heath wrote:
>At 12:55 AM 3/30/98 -0800, Alan Hanson wrote:
>>Dear CORE Members,
>>United CORE stands. Divided CORE falls.
>I have watched Alan Hanson work for several months now. I have
>seen him in formal and informal settings, both domestic and
>out of the US. I have seen him in front of US Congressmen,
>international reporters, the uninformed, the supposed informed,
>and virtually all types of people interested in the DNS issues.
>He is consistent, dedicated, informed, insightful, and above all,
>he is honest, acts with integrity, and is completely committed
>to making your enterprise(s) successful. He has been very
>I think we are getting close to coming out on top - that is,
>with being able to implement what was so carefully vetted over
>so much time and through so many people around the world. We
>did it properly; we did it in the style and methods that made
>the Internet what it is today.
>Don't let the effective (so far) lobbying efforts of NSI/SAIC
>derail you before it's over! Stay cool.
>I'm not advising on the Chair of CORE. I am advising on keeping
>emotions out of the process. I have no right to say what you
>should or should not do regarding your Chair. But, I do feel
>an obligation to give you these thoughts on Alan and on the need
>to "hang together."