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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [WWW] What to do with OOo related domains?
Date Wed, 23 May 2012 19:14:57 GMT
Am 05/23/2012 08:03 PM, schrieb Dave Fisher:
>
> On May 23, 2012, at 10:56 AM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
>
>> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 1:21 PM, Andrew Rist<andrew.rist@oracle.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> * Ignore and let the domains expire
>>> * Continue to register to block squatting, but do no more
>>> * Continue to register and forward to oo.o
>>>
>>
>> I think the third option is the best. All those domains serve a purpose, to
>> catch typing errors (ie "fropenoffice.org" instead of fr.openoffice.org)
>> and lead users to the right page. An annoyed user these days can quickly
>> change his mind and go somewhere else instead of realizing that he made a
>> typing mistake, corrent the URL, and retry.
>>
>> Just learn from Google who has registered almost every variation of
>> www.google.com and you always get to the same page...
>>
>> Just see what happens when you type wwwgoogle.com...
>> FC
>
> Good points. Option #3 is best.

Simply +1 :-)

Marcus



> We discussed some of these domains last summer. IIRC - Some of the domains were taken
from people who abused the openoffice.org trademark. Is that correct?
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
>>
>>
>> --
>> During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary
>> act
>> Durante ├ępocas de Enga├▒o Universal, decir la verdad se convierte en un Acto
>> Revolucionario
>> - George Orwell

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