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From "Gavin McDonald" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: Site is down or removed
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2013 01:40:52 GMT
apachecon.eu was auto renewed yesterday.

Gav...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Stevenson [mailto:tony@pc-tony.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 13 November 2013 6:42 PM
> To: Andrea Pescetti
> Cc: apachecon-discuss@apache.org; Rich Bowen; Melissa Warnkin; Apache
> Infrastructure - Private; Nick Burch; Melissa Warnkin
> Subject: Re: Site is down or removed
> 
> 
> Ok,
> 
> So now that I sent this message, I have stumbled across a message from our
> domain registrar.
> 
> 
> #######################
> 
> Dear Host,
> 
> We will be initiating the renewal for your "apachecon.eu" domain on
> 11/15/2013.
> 
> Please be sure to check the status of the domain renewal by visiting
Domain
> Central after 11/30/2013:
> http://members.dotster.com/controlpanel/domaincentral/index.bml
> (Remember, it can take up to 72 hours for a renewal to be processed.)
> 
> The renewal will be charged to the credit card we have on file for your
> account and will be processed when the renewal is initiated.
> (If you have a domain credit available in your account, we will use that
to
> renew your domain, and you will not be charged for the
> renewal.)
> 
> If you would prefer to handle the renewal yourself or renew for a period
> longer than a year, please ...
> - Go to Domain Central:
> http://members.dotster.com/controlpanel/domaincentral/index.bml
> - Click on the link for your "apachecon.eu" domain name
> - Click on the button to renew your domain
> - Follow the instructions for purchasing a domain credit and  completing
your
> renewal.
> 
> Pricing information for domains purchased through Dotster is available in
> DomainCentral:
> http://www.dotster.com/controlpanel/domaincentral/beta/index.bml
> 
> Important: To process the renewal yourself, you must initiate the renewal
> process or opt out of the Automated Domain Renewal system through
> Domain Central before 11/15/2013.
> 
> You can access Domain Central by visiting:
> http://www.dotster.com/controlpanel/domaincentral/beta/index.bml
> 
> If you have questions about your domain or the renewal process, please
> submit a request directly to our ticketing system via your Support
Console:
> http://www.dotster.com/controlpanel/sconsole
> 
> Wishing you continued success,
> The Dotster Team
> 
> 
> 
> #####################
> 
> 
> On 13 Nov 2013, at 07:39, Tony Stevenson <tony@pc-tony.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > On 12 Nov 2013, at 23:38, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Tony Stevenson wrote:
> >>> I hazard a guess that apachecon.eu has since expired, it seems to be
> >>> in the locked state awaiting expiry. Do we really want to renew this
> >>> if it has indeed expired? Or rather re-register it? Can we possibly
> >>> agree on one standard?
> >>
> >> Not that I really like mixing public lists, private lists, personal
> communication and a JIRA issue sitting untouched at
> >> https://issues.apache.org/jira//browse/INFRA-6973 ...
> >> but the .eu registry at http://www.eurid.eu/ says it is registered in
> the name of Mark (even though it may be in quarantine; often on eurid.eu I
> see that domains are considered registered until the last day of the month
in
> which they expire).
> >>
> >> Anyway, agreeing on one standard is good. But letting domains expire
> >> as
> a policy is very bad,
> >
> > First, this is not policy and is not normal.  Please don't assume that
> it is.  If it has expired *and* we (infra) managed the domain then it has
> somehow slipped under our radar. I suspect auto-renew might not have
> been enabled.
> >
> >> since we have plenty of links to apachecon.eu from,
> >
> > Why do we?  We should be linking to apachecon.com which is the
> > canonical
> namespace.  At best apachecon.eu should be redirecting to .com - at worst
> we should just be holding the domain to protect the namespace.
> >
> >> for example, blog posts. And this would result in our official blog
> >
> > What official blog is this?  URL, please?
> >
> >
> >> linking to a spam/whatever site if the domain is let expire. So I
> >> would
> prefer that the domain is renewed or redeemed, set to auto-renew and
> then redirected to whatever convention we agree upon.
> >
> > eurid.eu is currently broken, in that their whois service is down.  If
> the domain has expired, we will now have to wait until it is released into
the
> public domain for purchase again. I am not sure off hand what the
timescales
> for these are, if it is anything like .uk registrar it is in suspension
for 30 days,
> then locked for 30 more before being released for general sale again.
> >
> >> Regards,
> >> Andrea.
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Tony
> >
> > ----------------------------------
> > Tony Stevenson
> >
> > tony@pc-tony.com
> > pctony@apache.org
> >
> > http://www.pc-tony.com
> >
> > GPG - 1024D/51047D66
> > ----------------------------------
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> Tony
> 
> ----------------------------------
> Tony Stevenson
> 
> tony@pc-tony.com
> pctony@apache.org
> 
> http://www.pc-tony.com
> 
> GPG - 1024D/51047D66
> ----------------------------------
> 
> 
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