Netsol AAAA glue

valdis.kletnieks at valdis.kletnieks at
Sat Jul 14 15:43:45 UTC 2012

On Sat, 14 Jul 2012 10:14:08 -0400, Andrew Sullivan said:
> On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 01:06:59AM -0500, Doug McIntyre wrote:
> > Not sure why you'd be worried about a 10-year renewal, any registrar
> > transfer just add on time to existing expiration, you don't lose anything.
> This isn't true in ICANN-contracted registries.  The maximum period is
> 10 years, absolutely, so if you have 10 years to go and you pay for a
> transfer you lose the additional year's payment.

Oh, come *on* guys.  How much does a bleeping domain *cost*? Under what
conditions does "zomg I'm gonna lose the other 9 years" actually outweigh the
aggrivation?  Either you're paying $8.95 a year, at which point obsessing about
it for more than an hour costs more than the domain, or you;re paying $100 a
year for some premium support that you're obviously not getting - at which
point it's obvious you've made a bad business decision and you should cut your

(Yes, I know the *real* problem is getting your business offfice to issue
payment to the new registrar, and then fixing your internal procediures and
documentation  to match what the new regisrar wants.  and the other real
problem is that the registrar race to the bottom means *none* of them
do everything you need/want...)

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