From: adam beecher (adam at domain iewebs.com)
Date: Thu 11 May 2000 - 13:00:34 IST
> there's an html editor for linux called galway - now granted it's not
> being done by people in ireland (afaik), but it would be neat to see
> www.galway.org.ie as a project page for it.
Neat indeed, but look at what's happened with .org and .net doms in the gTLD and
UK namespaces. It would be *more* work for the IEDR to do, and let's be honest,
they have enough on their hands. Anyway, I don't think the .ie namespace is big
enough to justify second-levels.
> and speaking of the rules, doesn't linux.ie violate the rules?
No, and I think this has been clarified before - they have permission to use it.
> wouldn't it be better if there was a www.baltimore.cork.ie and a
This has also been discussed on IEDR forum. There wasn't a whole lot of support
for it AFAICR.
> i just spent about five minutes looking though the domain list, and
> rules or no rules its a mess. and this excuse for a set of rules was
> created by the "irish internet community." right. how many people here
> - who generally have a clue - were on this community, and were they
> listened to?
Everyone is listened to. Anyone can take part, by joining the IEDR-FORUM list.
There's some concern over how these discussions actually affect the
policy-making, but the more people who join and have their say, the better.
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