domain registrars

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at
Sat Oct 24 14:52:38 BST 2009

On 24 Oct 2009, at 14:40, James Laver wrote:

> Today, namecheap had some scheduled site downtime (dns still
> operational) without notifying their customers (at least neither
> myself nor my flatmate were informed) but customer service insists an
> email was sent out to everybody. They also can't tell me even roughly
> when it will be back up.
> When my domains come up for renewal, I'll be looking to switch to  
> someone else.
> Desired features:
> - Cheapness
> - Good customer service (including actually telling you when there
> will be downtime and giving an estimate for how long it will be)
> - Hassle free
> - Easy to use web interface
> - API for interfacing with software.
> Gandi are top of my list but I have doubts since the furore with the
> perl domain names. Who are we currently least hating?
> --James


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