[clo-devel] common-lisp.net domain registration expiring soon

Erik Huelsmann ehuels at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 19:28:56 UTC 2011

Ok. Working with the registrar now to get the issue fixed.

We can find a new (and cheaper) registrar later.



On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 9:03 PM,  <dherring at tentpost.com> wrote:
> Daniel Pezely wrote:
>> Please confirm or suggest how to do the donation/payment, and tell me the
>> amount.  (For domain only services with the same registrar, I believe it's
>> US$70 for one year US$135 for five and US$235 for nine, which is the
>> maximum duration that they'll allow.)
>> Is the plan to remain with the existing registrar?
> $70/year is absurd.  $135 for five is a tad steep but acceptable.
>> An examples, Wikipedia and Lisp.org have expirations of 2015 and 2016,
>> respectively.
> Franz has agreed to handle the ALU's domains (alu.org and lisp.org).
>> Also, there have been issues in past of this particular domain expiring
>> and someone (Xach, perhaps?) doing an emergency payment to keep it going.
>> Let's just take care of it.
> By my memory, that was cliki.net.  The ALU had offered to pay for and/or
> handle administration; but we never got the transfer.  Somebody
> (fortunately friendly) eventually grabbed the domain and transferred it
> IIRC to drewc.
> Daniel's individual opinion:  Given the expiration is June 26, somebody (a
> cl.net admin?) please renew common-lisp.net at your registrar of choice.
> If nobody offers to donate, please submit a request to
> alu-board-only at alu.org.  I think the board would approve reimbursing the
> five-year rate.  The nine-year rate is silly; it doesn't provide
> significant savings.  Just don't wait for ALU feedback before renewing;
> the next board meeting is a ways off.
> - Daniel
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