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RE: new.net: yet another dns namespace overlay play
- From: Mike Batchelor
- Date: Tue Mar 06 22:55:07 2001
> On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Steve Rubin wrote:
> > > New.net is able to provide use of these new, top-level domains through
> > > innovative, patent-pending technology that allows the New.net
> names to live
> > > within the existing Internet domain name system.
> > patent-pending technology? oh brother.
> Actually, that would be the part of it that lets users get to these new
> domains even if their ISP does not cooperate. Read the release again
> carefully. hint: browser plugin.
It doesn't matter what they use, there is almost 2 decades of prior art:
cat /etc/resolv.conf to see an example.
But I bet the USPTO issues the patent anyway.
> > --
> > Steve Rubin / KG6DFV / Phone: (408)270-3258 Fax:
> > Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / N57DL / http://www.tch.org/~ser/