NEW POLICY ON INTERNET DOMAIN NAMES
mcguire at rocinante.digex.net
Fri Jul 28 19:58:03 UTC 1995
On July 28, you wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 28 Jul 95 09:19:42 PDT
>> From: "Roy Engehausen" <enge at almaden.ibm.com>
>> Just a lurker normally but how about using product/services as a
>> qualifer? Examples: ibm.computers.com att.telephone.com
>> specialized.bicycles.com cisco.networks.com?
> I like this one! It not only deepens the name space but can provide
> some additional (read "advertising") to the user, making it an easier
> proposal to sell.
> For example, I would not want to loose ior.com, but I would be more
> willing to use ior.isp.com than ior.spk.wa.us (geographic).
> It shouldn't be too difficult to have your company listed under
> multiple product/service categories if your company covers more than
I too am normally a lurker here...but I would have to agree. It
also makes certain real-world situations easier. Things like
"Mr. Sysadmin? You know the Internet real well, right? Can you help
me find information on bicycles?" become much easier with a
descriptive hierarchy like this. I like it.
-Dave McGuire, Systems
Digital Express Group, Incorporated
mcguire at digex.net
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