Re: [DNS] .au space proposal

Re: [DNS] .au space proposal

From: Doug Robb <doug§clarity.com.au>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 17:31:41 +0800 (WST)
On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, Saliya Wimalaratne wrote:

> You don't dial numbers at random into a telephone, *even though* you know
> that the first 6 digits are probably right. Why would you do the same with
> DNS ?
> 

As Ian Johnston wrote:

>Users may be able to find the product or service they are
>looking for by
>using generic and geographic names because they are easily
>remembered/recalled, intuitive or meaningful.  Many people
> function this way

Its a rather different scenario that typing numbers at
random - quite the opposite the domain name *is* giving you
very specific information that you are choosing to use
is. 

regards doug
Received on Wed Nov 22 2000 - 17:31:42 UTC

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