Re: DNS: New DNS List

Re: DNS: New DNS List

From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1§>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 17:19:58 +0100

Michael Malone wrote:

> The national dns mailing list has become frustratingly useless for
> its intended purpose.  Given the current efforts of NOIE to foster
> a new process for consultative management of *.AU, a forum is
> required for discussion of the Australia DNS structure and future.
> I have created a new mailing list:
>         dns&#167;
> You may subscribe to this list by sending the word "subscribe" to
>         dns-request&#167;
> This is not a moderated list, but it has a few standard
> restrictions:
> o Only people subscribed to the list may send email to the list
> o No attachments/encoded postings
> o No more than ten messages per participant per day
> o No Adam Todd

  Why is any one person being excluded?  Isn't this a form of censorship?

> The list will initially be managed by myself and Kim Davies,
> of WAIA.  However, in the longer term, I'd like to see someone
> else take on the task (Tony Barry has already been mentioned and
> would be an excellent choice).  Modification of the list policy
> is up to participants, and will be implemented in a timely
> fashion.
> The intent of the list is to provide a constructive forum for the
> discussion of the *.AU name space, and other issues of specific
> interest to the Australian DNS community.  I'd encourage interested
> parties and stakeholders to subscribe, so that we have a useful
> method of communicating on this important issue.
> For shell users:
>     echo subscribe | mail dns-request&#167;
> Regards
> Michael


Jeffrey A. Williams
DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
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Received on Tue Jun 23 1998 - 09:58:49 UTC

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