[SAC] Re: [Webcom] OSGeo and internet domains

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Fri Oct 12 15:37:30 EDT 2007

the idea, if  I've understood, was to redirect from osgeo.es and other 
regional extension to osgeo.org

but your idea could be good to have direct language choice.
es: spanish.osgeo.org -> 
or something like that....
than www.osgeo.es could redirect to spanish.osgeo.org

does it make sense?

Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote:
> 2007/10/12, Lorenzo Becchi <lorenzo at ominiverdi.com>:
>> Hi all
>> 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.
> Some time ago only legal entities were able to register a .es domain,
> but at this time is perfectly possible to register any .es for any
> individual without giving any more information.
> So, I don't see any problem to have an osgeo.es domain pointing to...
> well I don't know :D
> But, what about subdomains, I think I prefer something like
> spanish.osgeo.org rather than osgeo.es because our LC is language, not
> geographically oriented so I think it makes more sense to me (in Spain
> we are quite sensitive about languages and geographic bounds).
> And a curiosity, in Spain now we can register domains with non ASCII
> characters. For example: españa.es, fútbol.es and so on... (WTF?)
> Ciao

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