Re: DNS: Proposed BIZ.AU Registry

Re: DNS: Proposed BIZ.AU Registry

From: Nick Andrew <nick§>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 1996 15:06:10 +1100 (EST)
Forwarding a message from Richard Archer:
> 'BIZ' is a somewhat tacky abbreviation.

That's a matter of opinion.

> '.CO.AU' would be better, as is is a direct abbreviation of 'commercial'.
> This presents a more professional full domain name.

I'd object to that name as being easily confused with

If there were proposals for other 2LDs I'd put "", "", "",
"" (for Sole Traders) and the like into the arena.

> I do not think it is a good idea to have two commercial 2LD's under the
> same TLD. This is only going to confuse people, and there are still
> plenty of free names in the '.COM.AU' namespace.

It seems to me that the proposal will bring some COM.petition into
the COM.mercial domain front.

> How about setting up as a second DNA for instead?

How about do that as well?

The benefit of another 2LD is that the policy can differ.

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