Addition of ".home" to the range of sub-domains available in NZ

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Lennier, Nov 21, 2003.

  1. Lennier

    Lennier Guest

    What do you think about adding ".home" to the currently available list of
    sub-domains ".net", ".co", ".org" etc?

    That way when affordable broadband arrives here in NZ people will be able
    to get a domain name that would be more suited to domestic use.

    Whaddya think?

    Lennier


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    Lennier, Nov 21, 2003
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  2. Lennier

    Mutley Guest

    Re: Addition of ".home" to the range of sub-domains available in NZ

    Lennier <> wrote:

    >On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 17:31:08 +1000, Jay wrote:
    >
    >>> I also thought that one is supposed to tell the Registrar of one's
    >>> domain name what IP number one wants the DNS server to point to when it
    >>> receives a lookup request; and as such one can register a domain such as
    >>> <insertnamehere>.com.au and have it pointing to an IP number owned by
    >>> Xtra or Ihug or some other outfit.

    >>
    >> Yes.
    >> But normally your ISP will provide you with a dynamic IP address, wont
    >> they?

    >
    >I understand that an ISP assigns IP numbers dynamically to dialup users.
    >But I thought that ASDL connections were assigned permanent IP numbers.
    >
    >IS this not the case?
    >
    >Lennier


    Not on Jetstart. Mine changes every hour or so..
     
    Mutley, Nov 22, 2003
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