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  • From: David <davidvargas1 AT>
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  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] Call for vote to drop ING
  • Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2014 01:56:33 +0800

Jeff comment
That is so cool to hear, AND Read

On 12/30/2014 1:53 PM, Jeff Taylor wrote:
> There is one potential alternative to completely dropping the ING tld...
> What if we prefixed TLDs with a hyphen, so instead of we
> would use example.-ing. It doesn't look as pretty, but the hyphen is a
> valid character for domain names and should be recognized by all
> software. It would also greatly reduce the chances of a future
> collision. Also consider the ramifications if all of our TLDs were
> prefixed with the hyphen -- it could become our branding, easily
> recognizable and more easily defended if a court case were to ever arise.
> Just a thought to ponder...
> Keep in mind that we'll probably be having this discussion again very
> soon because there has been talk of ICANN introducing a .free tld, so if
> we can find another solution to reduce future conflicts it would solve a
> lot of headaches down the road.
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