Re: [opennic-discuss] Moving forward
Alex Hanselka <purrdeta <at> opennicproject.org>
2008-06-18 02:37:48 GMT
I actually think all this is a great idea! I am just too stupid to get any of it working or help out lol ;)
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 08:56:30PM -0400, Jon Hebb wrote:
> We had discussed about the new opennic.glue before. Unfortunately, trying to
> get my summer started, very little work has been progressed. I'm going to
> try to pick up on it next week (or later this week).
> Also, on my part as a TLD operator, .null's registration & management system
> will be up within a month (heh, I just kept changing my mind).
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 8:14 PM, Julian De Marchi <julian <at> jdcomputers.com.au>
> > Julian De Marchi wrote:
> >> OpenNIC has to move forward into the future.
> >> I am not looking at what OpenNIC will be in say 5yrs time. I am looking at
> >> what OpenNIC will be in 1yrs time. I see OpenNIC being a stable project with
> >> solid foundations. A solid foundation for OpenNIC would inlcude user
> >> interfaces the community is happy with and performs what OpenNIC requires.
> >> It would include a comphrehensive list of polices on various issues and a
> >> completed charter.
> >> I have joted down what I think needs to happen first to sucessfully
> >> complete the building of a solid foundation;
> >> - New Public Website - Webmastering
> >> - Should be simple
> >> - Should inlcude;
> >> - What OpenNIC is about
> >> - How to get access to the OpenNIC nameserver
> >> - How to obtain support
> >> We need a new public website because ours is no longer original. How can
> >> we define ourselves with a website that looks exactly the same as another
> >> alt root.....
> >> - New http://www.opennic.glue Website - Webmastering
> >> - Should be user freindly
> >> - Easy to use
> >> - Allow user interaction
> >> - Cater for voting and other OpenNIC functions
> >> - Transfer current user base to it
> >> - Be the official place to count OpenNIC membership
> >> - Have a forum function built in, not a seperate site
> >> People have voiced they are not happy with the current site we use. So a
> >> replacement is required.
> >> - OpenNIC open domain registry system intergrated with the current python
> >> whois package - Architecture
> >> - Be offered as a solution for TLD operators to use for domain
> >> registration
> >> - Be flexiable in allowing for other sites to also register domain
> >> names in TLDs the webmaster does not contro (I.E www.opennicdomains.geek can
> >> offer domain reigstrations for .geek)
> >> - Interface into the current whois server
> >> In order for use to start being accepted by the public we need a easy way
> >> for our users to register OpenNIC domain names. Currently we have great
> >> TLDs, but all of them (bar .oss) are hard to register a domain with. Once
> >> this is fixed, I am sure we will see an influx in the domains registered
> >> within OpenNIC.
> >> I have added the above ideas as tasks on the wiki (
> >> http://wiki.opennic.glue) under ther working group listed next to the
> >> idea. Please feel free to add points to what you think the project should
> >> accomplish like I have, the more comprehensive the points the better the end
> >> project should be.
> >> Now here is what I ask, my vision for OpenNIC for the next yr is to
> >> complete the above three tasks. I beg anyone with experience in those areas,
> >> please join the respective working group and take charge of the project!
> >> Start a new wiki page dedicated to the task you choose. This is our chance
> >> to work as a team and get something done! Anyone in previous threads who had
> >> something to say about OpenNIC they did not like, here is your great chance
> >> to put that talk into action.
> > I only got one response to this email? Does anyone else have input? Any one
> > going to actually help out and take up a task and help OpenNIC move forward?
> > --
> > Cheers,
> > Julian De Marchi
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> Best Regards,
> Jon Hebb
> Hebb Networks
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