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Re: [Fwd: [wg-c] straw poll -- reminder]
>On Wed, Aug 18, 1999 at 05:16:15PM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
>> Many people have made statements similar to the following:
>> "I would chose Option 1, as this seems to be an *operationally safer* way to
>> (emphasis added)
>> Many, if not most of the people who make this statement are doing so
>> because they don't know the facts first-hand, not because they have the
>> day to day experience of operating a DNS service or otherwise have
>> the experience and operational knowledge needed to make such
>> determinations based on knowledge.
>Kent Crispin wrote:
>I suggest that many, if not most, of the people making this
>statement make it because they have a broader definition of
>"operational" than you are using. Indeed, I agree that adding a
>name to a zone file poses no technical difficulty. However, there
>are *many* other operational issues involved with adding a real gTLD
>-- not the least of which is the operation of an online dispute
>> In a given day, there are somewhere between 3 to 8 MILLION second-
>> level domains (SLDs) added to the TLD zone for "COM."
>Eh? There are only something over 4 million names, TOTAL, in .com.
>NSI just celebrated passing the 5 million mark for .com, .net, and
>.org registrations combined a couple of months ago.
I apologize for the accidental substitution of MILLION for THOUSAND.
The correct statement is that there are somewhere between
3 to 8 THOUSAND new second-level domains added to the TLD
zone for "COM." on a daily basis.