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Re: Drilling on the persistence problem

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 13:19:24 -0500
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1159294764.5616.763.camel@dirk>

On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 19:04 +0100, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> 6) AmpleX succeed in a hostile takeover of ExampleCorp, and
>    intentionally arrange http://www.example.org/* to be 404, because
>    they want to stamp out the name.
> Does this cover the major failure scenarios that are of concern?

One failure mode I don't see is:

 obj.html becomes wildly popular and ExampleCorp's servers melt down
  or otherwise can't service the demand

and another nearby one is:

 obj.html becomes wildly popular and ExampleCorp doesn't want to
  pay for enough bandwidth to satisfy the demand, even though
  their servers could handle it

> ht
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/URNsAndRegistries-50

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