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Re: Registering 'debconf.com' for future conferences

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 10:35:12AM +0200, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 07:30:18AM +0200, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 09:56:24AM +1000, Jonathan Oxer wrote:
> > 
> > > With talk of the next DebConfs (the event, not the software!) starting
> > > to happen, and while looking for a decent URL to use for the upcoming
> > > Debian Mini-Conf which I'm organising in Perth/AU next year, I thought
> > > I'd register 'debconf.com' to use for this and other Debian events.
> > 
> > Please don't use the .com domain. Debian is not a commercial project,
> > and this could mislead some people. (And it just "feels" wrong.)
> > 
> 	Agreed. Use the .org domain and maybe add a pointer saying:
> "If you are looking for the debconf program look for it here:
> http://packages.debian.org/debconf";
> 	That way there is no doubt this is about the conference, I'm
> positive the debconf maintainers don't want to setup a .org domain, as a
> matter of fact there is no dpkg.org domain.
> 	In any case, I wonder if 'debconf.debian.org' is better for this
> purpose... web pages could be handled by the WWW CVS, after all we already
> have http://www.debian.org/events/. I'm sorry if this sounds like
> centralization, but I prefer to have things in places I know backups are
> often done and machines we have control over :)

   I agree with this. Having debconf.debian.org and it managed by CVS
  will allow easier translations (and finding translators). Anyway, we
  could get debconf.org and point it there. But shouldn't this be done by
  Debian itself (or SPI)? Bdale?

  Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo

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