Reigstering a .pm

Abigail abigail at
Fri Jun 15 11:17:07 BST 2007

On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 09:04:12AM +0200, Luis Motta Campos wrote:
> On Jun 13, 2007, at 7:24 PM, alex at wrote:
> >>I'm curious as to whether anyone knows how long it usually takes to
> >>register a .pm?
> >
> >A week is not unreasonable. When I created I think it  
> >took a
> >bit longer than that. And now it is oh so quiet.
>   Curious... I never thought that I would see bank-inhabiting Perl  
> Mongers... they seem to me so... disconnected(*).
> --
> Luis Motta Campos (a.k.a. Monsieur Champs) is a software engineer,
> Perl fanatic evangelist, and amateur {cook, photographer}
> (*) Banks, AFAIK, doesn't allow techies to access the internet, and  
> keep using pre-historic tools and techniques as a form of keeping  
> things "stable" and "safe". Of course, this is my limited point of  
> view, not any kind of truth.

All banks I worked for allowed at least HTTP (and sometimes FTP) traffic
to go outside - typically via a proxy.

Now, banks also tend to apply techies of all kinds. Including techies
that have no problem with tunnelling ssh over HTTP.


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