[SAC] Re: [Webcom] OSGeo and internet domains
lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Fri Oct 12 08:22:06 EDT 2007
I've seen Osgeo.es is still free. But I'm not sure it can be bought by
an international organization without any formal link to Spain.
Maybe Jorge has a better knowledge about it.
Markus, you have osgeo.it registered, is there in Italy the same
problem? Once it was a problem.
In this case it would make sense, I guess, to have a local buyer and a
OSGeo Technical Contact, or vice versa.
About foss4g domains I would suggest to buy more then year by year.
If it make sense to worry about any joker buying some OSGeo related
domain for whatever interest, I would suggest to buy even:
and so on...
probably 5 year could be enough to have time to change the name, eventually.
Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
>> On 11-Oct-07, at 10:49 AM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>>> I think it would be most convenient
>>> to have them registered by OSGeo itself. So, assuming no one feels
>>> that it shouldn't be done, I don't see any harm in us registering
>>> and pointing it whereever the Francophone chapter sees fit.
>> I agree.
> Thanks Frank and Tyler. I'll get back to the French chapter members
> with that info and will create a SAC ticket if they decide to go
> ahead. Another question that I just thought about was whether you need
> an address in France to register a .fr domain, in which case it would
> not be possible for OSGeo to register/manage osgeo.fr.
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