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cas at taz.net.au
Wed Sep 6 14:14:47 EST 2006
On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 11:25:03AM +0800, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 06, 2006, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > yes, that's a reasonable summary of the official policy. and it may even
> > be an accurate reflection of reality these days.
> > the unofficial policy for many years was that there was no point in
> > applying for a .org.au domain unless you were a personal friend of
> > Robert Elz or were somehow able to apply some pressure on him or
> > Melbourne Uni to make him give you one.
> > in theory, practice and theory are the same. in practice, they're not.
> When was this? Before 1996?
no, post '96. late '90s and early 2000s. after whenever it was that kre
decided that he wasn't going to process any more .org.au unless they met
his (undocumented and arbitrary) standards. i.e. only if he felt like
> I remember registering .org.au domains circa 1995/1996 and having
> absolutely no trouble with them. None of them were 'vanity' domain
yep, there was no difficulty then. i think you might even have still
been able to get .oz.au domains then (not 100% sure about that, that may
have ended by the early 90s...i'm going from memory, not from notes or a
craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au> (part time cyborg)
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