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    Re: Honest Queston: How many new gTLDs do we need
    by Gregory_Krajewski on Saturday November 10 2001, @08:44AM (#3521)
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    What do restaraunt's , newspapers and religion have to do with TLDs?

    If I want the USA today paper, I go and buy one. IF I want to to McDonald's, I go no where to find one. IF I practice christianity, I can go to any church I like. If your counterpoint to mine is that diversity in TLDs is better than just having a few, well then you missed my point.

    My question I posed to everyone is: How many TLDs do we need?? My point is if you have too many you risk causing the "duplicative effect" (krajewski, 2001)......To borrow your theme if I am new to a town, and I like McDonald hamburgers...which place do I go to....As we no, not all have the same quality standards....Imagine 50 McDonald's on the same street...which one would you go to???

    My suggestion for you Mr Annonymous is to not hand me any more ammunition!

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    Re: Honest Queston: How many new gTLDs do we need by Gregory_Krajewski
    Re: Honest Queston: How many new gTLDs do we need
    by Gregory_Krajewski on Saturday November 10 2001, @08:57AM (#3524)
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    >>>>>Your extension of my analogy doesn't work. If there are 50 McDonalds on your street, each one has a name. I go to the one that I like, each and every time. <<<<<

    You misinterpreted my analogy....I said I was "new" in town...Of course you will go to the same McDonald store your familiar with....much like you would going to eBay to sell something....

    My point is to not get "mixed" up in analogies, but rather get to the heart of the matter. Is having 50 "MountRushmore" domains a probably. Do you think having that many is a problem...With "New" users who have never went to the "MountRushmore" sites...

    If you think we should have an unlimited amount, please state your case for the record and why...



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