[Numpy-discussion] In case anybody wants them: py4science.* domains...

Anthony Scopatz scopatz@gmail....
Tue Nov 27 15:56:19 CST 2012


On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock@googlemail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 9:25 PM, Anthony Scopatz <scopatz@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 1:30 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock@googlemail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Perhaps http://numfocus.org/ could take them on, or the PSF?
> >> > (even if they don't have a specific use in mind immediately)
> >> > For the short them I'd just have them redirect to www.scipy.org ;)
> >>
> >> I asked on the numfocus list and nobody was really interested, and I
> >> floated the question at a board meeting and folks also agreed that
> >> with the limited time/resources numfocus has right now, there were
> >> more important things to do.
> >>
> >> So I'll just let them lapse, if anybody cares, they'll be open for the
> >> taking come December 3 :)
> >
> >
> > Gah! Sorry for missing this.  I actually think that the redirection idea
> is
> > a really good one.
>
> It seems more worthwhile than just letting a domain squatter use it.
>
> > It can't be that expensive to just maintain these indefinitely.
> > I'd rather us have them than someone else.  I'll make a motion for this
> > on the NumFOCUS list.
>
> The domain registration cost is minimal, and if NumFOCUS are
> already looking after existing domains the extra admin should
> be minimal.
>
> Could you keep us informed if the domains still need a home?
>

Yup, I'll be sure to keep everyone posted.


> Might make a good domain name for a blog... hmm.


> Thanks,
>
> Peter
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