On Thu, May 11, 2000 at 12:12:05PM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> why didn't IEDR (or whoever made the call) go for 2nd level domains,
> (like uk., us. and many other domains)?
>> that's the way DNS was intended to be used.... (or not?)
The IEDR actually brought this up for discussion when the basis for the
current policies was first shown:
The feeling from the meeting was that moving from the current SLD
registration was no longer a viable option. Migration/transition would
be too problematic for too little gain.
Sign up to the IEDR-FORUM mailing list and have a peek back through some
of the posts of the time, for and against.
James Raftery (JBR54) - Programmer Hostmaster - IE TLD Hostmaster
IE Domain Registry - www.domainregistry.ie - (+353 1) 706 2375
"Managing 4000 customer domains with BIND has been a lot like
herding cats." - Mike Batchelor, on dns at list.cr.yp.to.
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