Internet Domain Name Structure for .au
Tue, 10 Oct 1995 10:47:36 +1000
>>.... None of this will happen without
>>people willing to undertake the work, and commit to continuing
>>it for the long term (its no good being able to do it now, then
>>changing jobs in 6 months and discovering that the time to do it
>>no longer exists, and the new employer isn't interested).
>Are you suggesting that a standards committee is required? It would need to
>have some sort of formal basis, maybe ISO would be interested?
>Somebody must have come across this sort of problem before - how about the
The internet is its own organisation, with mechanisms in place to deal with
its own standards and modus operandi. Involving governments, iso and similar
bodies are not appropriate, in my view.
If people can remember back to the telex machines (there must be some around
still, no?), there was an "intelligible" address along with the AA number. A
much simpler world then but surely we can cooperate to identify the supposed
Before passing the buck, how about trying to resolve any perceived probelms
with the delegates first.
Robert Hazeltine University of Western Sydney, Nepean
firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 10
http://www.nepean.uws.edu.au Kingswood NSW 2747 Australia
Internet Projects for the UWS Nepean Library and DIMPS