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Re: [wg-c] Retraction of previous proposal
At 03:03 PM 30/07/1999 -0700, Mark C. Langston wrote:
>And furthermore, don't assume that the average consumer types in
You might be wrong there, Mark.
> I'd wager that most people actually rely on search
>engines to find the sites they want, and then they bookmark them.
>After that, they use the bookmark file to find the site again.
>To them, it doesn't matter what the TLD is. It doesn't matter what
>the SLD is. It doesn't matter how complicated the URL is. Because
>they'll never type it. Ever. If they tell someone about it, they'll
>cut and paste it. So the whole argument about whether a SLD is
>"memorable" is pretty much irrelevant.
Based on anecdotal evidence, I have argued to the contrary.
--Joop Teernstra LL.M.-- , bootstrap of
the Cyberspace Association,
the constituency for Individual Domain Name Owners