Re: [registrars] auto deact -vs- auto renew
Hi Time and Rick...
--On Friday, February 07, 2003 3:02 AM -0700 Tim Ruiz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Also, I think that Bruce makes a good point. At the end of the grace
> period the domain name could just as easily be renewed in the absence of
> any explicit delete, as deleted in the absence of an explicit renew. That
How about this... Let each registrar choose what it prefers. Maintain the
existing auto-renew for those of us who like that, but let those who prefer
auto-delete select that as an option. This is just engineering; I see no
reason this could not be done.
> correct mistakes. True, it's not without cost, but in most situations in
> life, and business, mistakes have consequences. I believe the RGP was
> introduced to help protect registrants, not to aleviate registrar's
> responsibility to have sound systems and practices.
I certainly didn't mean to imply that we should not be responsible for
mistakes. But if we can choose the consequences, let's take the lesser
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [registrars] auto deact -vs- auto renew
> From: Rick Wesson <email@example.com>
> Date: Thu, February 6, 2003 12:22 pm
> To: Registrars List <Registrars@dnso.org>
> In Shanghai chuck of VGRS made a proposal for changing the auto renew
> policy. This topic was of interest to the registrars on the call last
> week about the expiration date displayed in VGRS whois.
> Chucks proposal is as follows:
> o auto renew grace period continues, the name may change, but the
> period remains.
> o VGRS deactivates the name if not explicitly renewed or transfered
> day 10 of the renewal grace period.
> o VGRS deletes the names not explicity renewed or transfered by the
> of the renewal grace period.
> Please comment on this proposal and add any recommendations you may
> have. VGRS might me able to make the changes in their June/July
> software release. If we can get a paper and respective consensus to
> VGRS in 30 days it would help the understand if they can make the
> suggested changes in their summer release schedule.