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From Charles Moulliard <ch0...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Site is down or removed
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:39:31 GMT
Excellent news !


On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 2:40 AM, Gavin McDonald <gavin@16degrees.com.au>wrote:

> 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.euI
> > 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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Charles Moulliard
Apache Committer / Architect @RedHat
Twitter : @cmoulliard | Blog :  http://cmoulliard.github.io

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