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    Re: No, XTNS permit www 3LDs
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Thursday September 06 2001, @06:01AM (#2244)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    Of course, real domain names don't depend on what Microsoft does... only proprietary, browser-specific "features" like XTNS have to care whether MS implements them or not. Real domains simply get added to the ICANN root and are accessible by users of all browsers.
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    Re: No, XTNS permit www 3LDs by dtobias
    Re: No, XTNS permit www 3LDs
    by Anonymous on Friday September 07 2001, @05:29AM (#2262)
    Let's check your thoughts there .... it took just over 8 years for the various "authorities" to come up with new 'real domain names' (as you would call them) and then it has been almost a year now since 7 new such were selected, and even now only a couple are getting through the meat-grinder of red-tape and technical set up and so on and so on to get activated and go live globally in the A root. By comparison, XTNS starts business a few months ago, devises and launches several new domainspaces, and within 2 weeks of its launch has almost completed (along with MS) the code to make them active globally and you are complaining that with the 'real domain names' you wouldnt have to wait on someone else like MS!!! Give me a break. XTNS are moving like lightning compared to the A root so-called 'real' alternative!
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