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    Re: But then again, DO remember ...
    by Anonymous on Tuesday September 25 2001, @07:17PM (#2512)
    ... dtobias, that XTNS do not call their names "domain names" (unlike NSI who use the identical system to XTNS and yet call their names "Internationalized Domain Names" -- don't see you ragging on NSI. Why just XTNS?).

    Reputedly over a million NSI IDNs sold, and at last XTNS has launched the fully multilingual IDN -- even if they chose not to call them domain names. I say, go XTNS, this is amazing. Whatever you say about email, or ftp, THIS is the only fully multilingual system that can be virtually universally accessed worldwide that you are doing to see for the next one to two years.

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    Re: But then again, DO remember ...
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Wednesday September 26 2001, @03:42AM (#2521)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    I don't know where you anonymous flack(s) keep getting the lie that XTNS does not call their names "domain names". Until recently, that exact phrase was in large type at the front of their website. Now they've redesigned it a little, but there's still an opening animation asking "Does your domain name look like this.... when it can look like this!" (where the first "this" is actually not a domain name at all, but a full URL with protocol and file path; the second "this" is an XTNS name).

    Elsewhere in the site, they refer to what they sell as "domains", which is, I guess, technically not quite the same as "domain names".
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    Virtually Universally?
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Wednesday September 26 2001, @03:43AM (#2522)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    I guess I'm not part of your virtual universe, since I use the Mozilla browser, preferring not to be a party to handing over hegemony over the Web to Microsoft.
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