Re: DNS: ADNA's first decisions - Minuted

Re: DNS: ADNA's first decisions - Minuted

From: Antony <antony§>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 1997 17:52:04 +1000 (EST)
> Stephen Gillies wrote:
> >  Our research has found that more than just a few (around 65% of
> >  the users polled who use the internet) will guess the url of the
> >  company they are looking for and if they are not successful, they
> >  assume that the company in question is not on the net. (ie, wont
> >  bother searching.
> This does *NOT* suddenly change the original intent of the DNS. It
> was not designed to be a business registry. 

Well, gee, the Internet was originally designed for, what was it ".. a means
to keep reliable communications during war time." A military project. And
bugger me, it's now gone commercial.

What makes you think any other product/service on it won't end up
commercialised also?

Quite frankly, I'm getting sick of the whole DNS/ANDA thing anyway. Much
more and I think alot of people will be leaving the lists.


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