Gtld transfer process

Paul G paul at
Tue Jan 18 08:52:07 UTC 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alexei Roudnev" <alex at>
To: "Bruce Tonkin" <Bruce.Tonkin at>; <nanog at>
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 3:45 AM
Subject: Re: Gtld transfer process

> Problem - you are talking about changing registrar, but in reality you
> describe changing of domain owner.

conceptually, you are correct.

> Why (what for) is it  allowed to transfer from one registrar to another
> changing NS records and other owner information?
> Why don't separate this 2 events - changing registrar, and changing domain
> owner/information? Is it any need in reality changing registrar with
> simultaneous changing domain information?

yes, every day. a lot of people register their domain through their shared
hosting company, so when they decide to switch to a competitor, they switch
both. it is irrelevant whether the losing and gaining registrar reseller use
the same registrar, in this case.


paul galynin

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