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o/t: Re: Root zone change --

  • From: Austin Schutz
  • Date: Thu Sep 21 05:06:07 2000

On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 09:30:01AM +0100, Patrick Evans wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Austin Schutz wrote:
> > 	Do you have statistics to back up the 'three most widely-used TLDs'
> > statement?
> > 
> > 	According to, org isn't even in the top
> > ten. I'm not sure upon what they base their data, but I was unable
> > to find evidence to the contrary.
> > 
> </pointless pedantry>
> Hearing anything from netsol before they try to break stuff is both
> novel and (personally speaking) quite welcome, particularly given the
> grief they've been given for staying silent about everything in the
> past.
> Makes a pleasant change from bitching about ORBS, anyway.

	And anything with IANAL anywhere in the message body. My point was
that assuming that org is the third largest TLD reinforces the u.s.-centric
belief that the non-u.s. world is insignificant with respect to domain usage.


p.s. yes I'm aware this message body contains IANAL.