[Linux-aus] linux.conf.au domain

Brendan O'Dea bod at debian.org
Tue Oct 4 10:26:01 UTC 2005

On Mon, Oct 03, 2005 at 11:23:47PM +0930, Glen Turner wrote:
>Yep, it has gone.  I assume Rob has cleaned up the zone
>files for the odd .au domains (the serial number for
>conf.au is 2005 10 01 00).
>The linux.conf.au domain needs to be renewed before each
>LCA conference.  The conf.au rules state that the domain
>is for use by conferences in the period immediately
>surrounding the conference, so linux.conf.au has always
>been pushing the bounds of the rules.
>Every year we have this problem. Every year we assume
>that AuDA will finally get their act together and
>transition .conf.au from the old scheme to AuDA within
>the coming year.
>Drop Robert an e-mail at hostmasterATmunnariDOTozDOTau with
>a request to register linux.conf.au for the coming conference.
>Please be suitably polite (see note about pushing the rules).
>Note that we already have an agreement with AuDA that
>when .conf.au does transition to AuDA then Linux Australia
>will be grandfathered the linux.conf.au domain.  I think
>there's also a trademark application to reinforce that

Pity we can't just get the conf.au zone to contain:

    linux CNAME lca.linux.org.au.

allowing the linux.org.au admins to manage lca.linux.org.au as


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