Re: DNS: Multiple Registrars in,,

Re: DNS: Multiple Registrars in,,

From: Adam Todd <at§>
Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 21:14:41 +1000
>I'll state again that I was referring to the and
> domains.
>The occupants of these domains have different requirements
>for domain registration policies and procedures than the
>occupants of for-profit domains.

Hmm, there are quite a number of PROFIT Educationional institutes using
EDU.AU as their domain name.  So you can't differenciate by PROFIT -vs-

I also know of a number of GOV names being used for profit arms of their
respective agencies.

>In these domains, the users of the domain are the people
>behind the browser, not businesses seeking a web presence.

Keh?  You have to be kidding.  Most of EDU and GOV is for web and ftp
presence so that the various departments can communicate as seamlessly as

>ADNA and IIA has a long history of ignoring these different
>requirements and, considering that Vic states he is a
>director of IIA and that he was wearing his "IIA hat" when
>writing his e-mail, I can now see how that happens.

ADNA has a long history of ignoring just about eveything except what it
wants without compromise.  Still what else is new.

>> want to throw stones at commerical exploitation, I
>> suggest you look around your own work place.
>is referring to -- recall that my workplace is the
>University of Adelaide.  Unless of course it's the large

Glen, there are dozens of web sites under the Adelaid Univeristy domain
used pruely for providing information, not browsing.  And the majority of
COM names are used by companies wishing a web presence.  

Who needs a domain name if you are just a lousy browser?

>mainly-volunteer effort by people at universities in
>providing services to Internet users that ISPs then on-sell
>for a profit :-)

This is totaly true.  Just remember where it all started :)

Do you still do the Statistics and performance web pages?  Haven't seen
them in a long time :)

Adam Todd               mailto:at&#167;   mailto:at§aus
Received on Fri May 15 1998 - 22:31:02 UTC

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