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Re: [ga] Older registrations
At 12:16 PM 3/20/00 -0800, Kent Crispin wrote:
> > You can say whatever you want. I'll stand by the
> > historical facts:
> > In 1995/1996, IANA solicited new iTLD requests under the guidelines laid
Semantics. When two out of four IANA employees tell others to go ahead and
submit an application, and even go so far as to tell them how to go about
that process, even informally, I'd call that something "semantically
similar" to a solicitation.
> > out in RFC1591. IANA received many new iTLD applications and published the
> > results on the IAHC-discuss mailing list (archived at www.gtld-mou.org for
> > some inexplicable reason).
>IANA published the collection of applications that people had sent in
>over a substantial period of time, whether on whim
Submissions started in response to this message from Jon Postel:
Hardly a whim. And the period of time of submissions was exactly the length
of time between the above message and the creation of the IAHC (when IANA
published their list). This can be verified from the time stamps noted on
the IANA list (9/14/95 through 11/28/96):
"Disraeli was pretty close: actually, there are Lies, Damn lies, Statistics,
Benchmarks, and Delivery dates."
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