[sf-lug] sf-lug.net

jim 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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