From: John P. Looney (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Fri 12 May 2000 - 12:07:53 IST
On Thu, May 11, 2000 at 01:17:20PM +0100, James Raftery mentioned:
> I don't know. But if you want to find out, why not approach Cork County
> Council, for instance, and give a brief overview of the advantages of
> the DNS over hosts.txt with particular emphasis on the concept of
> delegation of authority.
> Tell them that if they register cork.ie they could delegate domains below
> that, as you suggest. Sell it to them as being a good thing for them to
> do for their county, their community and .IE in general. They could be
> pioneers - the first county council to do something useful with their
> name (as opposed to the many 'useful' county council websites that are
This is a really good idea. And mention that they could charge £20 or so
to give someone
Although that they should reserve the right to give glengarrif.cork.ie to
some non-profit organisation in glengarrif.
That would rock.
-- "The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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