Re: DNS: ADNA's first decisions - Minuted

Re: DNS: ADNA's first decisions - Minuted

From: Richard Welykochy <rick§>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 1997 19:03:04 +1000
Antony <antony&#167;> wrote:

> > 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?

"commercialised" ain't the point - design is. Typing domain names
ad infinitum into a browser to discover a company's Internet location
is not what the DNS was DESIGNED for ;-\

BTW: can you envision TCP/IP and the higher protocols being
> 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.

Bye then.

<APOLOGY> Getting a bit off topic </APOLOGY>

Richard Welykochy

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Received on Fri Jun 27 1997 - 19:18:11 UTC

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