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23 January 2018

Writing

  1. Domains for good

    Is there something worthwhile we could do with expired domain names?

Tweets

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @greateranglia Oh, weird. We nearly booked one thinking it was an open return, because that’s what we asked for. Only noticed it wasn’t at the last minute. We’d have got in trouble…

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @greateranglia Sorry I don’t understand. Five of the six say “return same day”, so they’re presumably not “open returns”? Or does “open return” not mean what I think it does?

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @greateranglia Here you are. 5 out of 6 are return same day.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @greateranglia When I go to book an Open Return on your site, most of the tickets offered are same-day returns. Why is that? It’s a bit confusing. (e.g. LST to WON open return, 15 Feb 2018, after 1900.)

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @mathowie Good idea. I tried not to think about how to keep a site running as that sends me down a twisty rabbit hole. But a static snapshot is certainly much better than nothing.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    I just wrote a weblog post in response to someone else’s weblog post. It’s like the old days! Everyone do the blogging dance! Trackback to @mathowie!

  • philgyford’s avatar

    I was wondering if there’s a way to do [a good thing] with expired domain names, rather than let spammers grab them: gyford.com/phil/writing/2… (Inspired by a post of @mathowie’s.)

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  • notwaldorf’s avatar

    @pete_v @alicebartlett Snitches get stitches, “Pete”