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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [WWW] What to do with OOo related domains?
Date Wed, 23 May 2012 18:03:52 GMT

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.

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 épocas de Engaño Universal, decir la verdad se convierte en un Acto
> Revolucionario
> - George Orwell


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