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    Re: New Kid on the Block: XTNS
    by simon on Thursday August 16 2001, @09:37AM (#1865)
    User #2982 Info | http://www.nic.pro/
    that's what NS admin wrote:

    ...As far as collisions are concerned, the XTNS technology will not (so far as I can tell), take priority over any alternative root currently in operation on a user's computer. Internet Explorer only loads up the search page (which is, I believe, how RealNames is contacted) after a name is rejected by DNS. Please, anyone who has contrary information, let me know; I'm certainly not an expert in this area.

    Whether XTNS, or any other company, will in the long run be a threat to NameSlinger, only time will tell. But we won't go down without a fight!...

    The danger here is that MS explorer be changed to not give precedence to DNS resolution.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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    Re: New Kid on the Block: XTNS by simon
    Re: New Kid on the Block: XTNS
    by Anonymous on Thursday August 16 2001, @10:12AM (#1866)
    Just a hopefully obvious point, but major corporations believe that AOL Keywords are worth a sizable fee and yet only reach some 20m-30m or so people worldwide ... far less than 88%. Why wouldnt the same corps be interested in XTNS who have perhaps 10-15 times greater reach than AOL?
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