Re: [DNS] why not just make whatever.au available

Re: [DNS] why not just make whatever.au available

From: Kenneth B <kb§kb.au.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 19:35:34 +1000
I think I remember someone bringing up something like this before ?

You could check the Archives....

Kenneth Brownsmith
kb&#167;kb.au.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "Harry Hoholis" <webmaster&#167;webaccess.com.au>
To: <dns&#167;auda.org.au>
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 7:21 PM
Subject: RE: [DNS] why not just make whatever.au available


> Sure, I can understand that, but starting fresh with a .biz
> type release of .au would be better than the proposed auctioning
> of previously restricted .com.au domains
>
> I simply think that auctioning domains is distasteful and not
> in anyone's best interest unless you happen to have the cash
> to bid more than anyone else.
>
> I await some viewpoints on this.
>
> Best Regards,
> Harry Hoholis
> http://www.webaccess.net.au
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: DPF [mailto:david&#167;farrar.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 12 September 2001 6:29 PM
> To: dns&#167;auda.org.au
> Subject: Re: [DNS] why not just make whatever.au available
>
>
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2001 18:07:15 +1000, "Harry Hoholis"
> <webmaster&#167;webaccess.com.au> wrote:
>
> >I have been following the list for some time with interest.
> >
> >I have searched the auda web site and cannot find any reasoning as
> >to why the .au namespace itself is not simply made available to
> >the Australian public and released in a similar fashion as .biz
> >
> >Would this not solve alot a problems?
>
> We have debated this from time to time in .nz also.
>
> If one had never had 2LDs it could be a good idea but it would be
> chaotic to try to bring it at a late stage.
>
> Beyond doubt every person who has domainname.com.au would want
> domainname.au.  So you would effectively force several hundred
> thousand companies to register an additional name.
>
> Also what about when you have conflicts between say domainname.com.au
> and domainname.org.au and they both want domainname.au - who gets it?
>
> The problems are not insoluble but they seem to generate more hassles
> that anything they solve.
>
> DPF
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