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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: old business...old OpenOffice domain names registered by Oracle (primarily)
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 22:20:17 GMT

On 11/02/2012 10:34 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> On 31/10/2012 Rob Weir wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
>>> In order to take control of the DNS for each domain we need someone
>>> with Apache Infrastructure karma to work in concert with the proper
>>> person from Oracle in order to transfer all of these domain
>>> registrations.
>> This is exactly what we did, right?  But the JIRA issue did not
>> progress.  Our fault for not noting that there was a clock ticking
> Actually these domains are still there: I tested 5 random ones from
> and as Dave write they
> appear to have been (auto)renewed. They do not resolve, but WHOIS shows
> that they still exist and still belong to Oracle.
> Which means that can
> progress normally with the transfer of ownership of those domains to the
> ASF. I asked on the issue page details on the next steps.
> Regards,
>    Andrea.

Andrea, thank you. I did not realize a jira ticket had actually been 
created on this way back in June. So, my apologies especially to Andrew 
Rist on this. :/


"Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never
  dealt with a cat."
                                -- Robert Heinlein

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