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    Alternate Roots More on XTNS
    posted by michael on Wednesday September 26 2001, @01:38PM

    Anonymous writes "Since XTNS has become such a hot topic, I think it is important your readers know that their original business model has been rendered completely useless by IE6's latest upgrade! [Update: the XTNS Homepage states that its "Multilingual Domains" are "Fully operational" but "English (Latin/Roman) Domains" have their "Launch delayed".-mf]"



    Sounds like refunds are in order.

     
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    Re: More on XTNS
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Wednesday September 26 2001, @01:46PM (#2549)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    Just goes to show what happens when you make your "psuedo-domains" depend on a proprietary feature of a particular vendor's browser, instead of an open, standards-based part of the Internet infrastructure...
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    by XTNSPR on Wednesday September 26 2001, @02:16PM (#2551)
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    Michael, disappointed you would post an anonymous post that is so far off the truth.

    First, the article makes clear that our new ML names are not affected in the slightest. Indeed, the same recent code changes in fact made our new ML names perform even better than our original spec anticipated.

    Second, the current situation does not render our original plan useless. We have identified a number of fixes to the error in the MS code that affected the English names only, and those fixes are currently being evaluated and tested.

    Third, no one has been charged for any of the English/Latin names, which have up to now only been on reserve and hence there is no question of any refunds (all of which facts are clear on our web site).

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    Re: More on XTNS
    by XTNSPR on Wednesday September 26 2001, @02:35PM (#2552)
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    Indeed, our business plans remain entirely unchanged.
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    They closed their message board!
    by simon on Wednesday September 26 2001, @10:28PM (#2564)
    User #2982 Info | http://www.nic.pro/
    Is the truth too hot for them?nic.PRO will be back online soon with FREE sub-domains. Dowload the FREE plug-in at
    www.name-space.com/software
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