jim at well.com
Sun Jul 27 16:59:15 PDT 2008
thanks much for the opinion. i'd tried to
kick up some discussion earlier, your approach
seems nice and simple and effective. lacking
contrary views, bye bye sf-lug.net.
On Sun, 2008-07-27 at 15:22 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting jim (jim at well.com):
> > So what's the value to anyone (other than me, don't <---
> > give me the line "you must judge", because this is a <---
> > group and a group need) of keeping sf-lug.net ? <---
> Me, I think you made the right call. I can see a LUG having an ongoing
> need for as many as two variants of the domain name matching the group's
> name, e.g., .com and .org . It's difficult to imagine a real need for
> three -- other than preventing someone else from having it. As I said,
> I thought that over, back in the day, and decided I was fine with other
> "linuxmafia" domains existing in others' hands.
> Had I been in your shoes, before expiration of the .net variant, I'd
> have just said "Well, *I* intend to let it expire, but nothing prevents
> some subset of the rest of you from deciding it's worth _your_ money.
> If, when you do, visit [URL] and lob some money at the problem. You
> have [n] days."
> (Note: Some registrars accept renewal money from any and all parties,
> even those who aren't the current registrant/owners. Others accept
> renewals only from the registrant.)
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