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Re: Domain Rant.

  • From: Perry E. Metzger
  • Date: Fri Mar 21 15:19:48 1997

"NetSurfer" writes:
> 
> The following is from Computer Reseller News, 720 dated 1/20/97, page 7:
> 
> "Vars Concerned over IP Payment Plan", by Sam Masud, Washington
> 
> ... 8< snip
> "The registry would have ISP's pay annual fees between $2,000 and $20,000,
> depending on the amount of IP space bought.  Web site owvers would be
> slapped with a one-time fee of $2,500 to $10,000..
[...]
> I did NOT make this up or base it on unsubstantiated rumor.

'fraid you did.

You seem to be confusing DOMAIN NAMES with NETWORK NUMBERS.

Perry


> ----------
> From: Steve Kann <stevek@SteveK.COM>
> To: NetSurfer <netsurf@pixi.com>
> Subject: Re: Domain Rant.
> Date: Thursday, March 20, 1997 7:36 AM
> 
> NetSurfer writes:
> > 
> > If you think $50 is bad, just wait and see if the $20,000/year/domain
> goes
> > through...
> 
> Please stop spreading vicous unsubstantiated rumors, Mr. NetSurfer.   No
> one has proposed any "$20,000/year/domain" charges.
> 
> > #include <standard.disclaimer>
> >                     _   __     __  _____            ____
> >                    / | / /__  / /_/ ___/__  _______/ __/__  _____
> >                   /  |/ / _ \/ __/\__ \/ / / / ___/ /_/ _ \/ ___/
> >                  / /|  /  __/ /_ ___/ / /_/ / /  / __/  __/ /
> >
> ================/_/=|_/\___/\__//____/\__,_/_/==/_/==\___/_/===============
> 
> BTW: It is customary to prefix signatures with the string "\n-- \n",
> such that mail user agents can skip over them.  Unless, of course, that
> cool banner is part of your content.
> ----- 8< snip
> 
> Fixed - thanks!
> 
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