Re: dynamic DNS
Kevin Poorman <firstname.lastname@example.org> <ewigin.home.ml.org>
Do the Free-Ride <free-ride.home.ml.org>
> You are right. This is indeed a big can of worms. I've had this idea for a
> while which can possibly be extended to dyndns. This idea stems from my
> unstoppable desire to have a debian.org hostname ;-)
I here ya.
> I propose we have developers.debian.org and users.debian.org domains.
> The hostnames in developers.debian.org would be free for developers, but the
> hostnames in users.debian.org would require some kind of (possibly one-time)
> donation to SPI. These domains need not be managed by the same people who are
> administrating debian.org domain. We can delegate it to someone who wants to
> maintain this. And of course, we could have the equivalent dyndns domains for
> those of us who can't get a static IP.
Or instead of a monetary donation donate hardware ... like Ml.org does
.... Money or 4meg of 30 pin sims ... Hum :)
> I know this is not important, but wouldn't it be cool? :-) The benefits are
> the donations from users, and yet another incentive for becoming a developer.
> However, the latter can be viewed as a bad thing, since we really don't want
> someone becoming a developer just to get the hostname....
So add modefyers to that, so only developers in good standing can get one.
Ie: those who activly maintain there packages ... (betcha this would
shrink the WNPP list _REAL_ fast. :)
> What does everyone think? I know I am not the only one longing for a
> debian.org hostname :)
I think this is a great Idea ... anyone have the know-how/software to do
this? ... I would realy like to have a debian.org hostname ... (IE:
petra.debian.org or petra.dyn.debian.org)
> Proudly running Debian Linux! Linux vs. Windows is a no-Win situation....
> Igor Grobman email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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