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Browsing Posts published in August, 2013

Nominet has a consultation out on changes to its registrar agreement. In short, this one isn’t too bad. The big news is it proposes splitting registrars into three tiers: self-managed, channel partner, and accredited channel partner. I think the first category is too restrictive and would actually save Nominet a lot of bother if it […]

I’ve written before (here, here and here) on Nominet’s proposals for registrations in the second level domain. That means you can register example.uk rather than example.co.uk. Superficially that sounds a great idea, until you realise that if you have already registered example.co.uk you’ll either have to register example.uk (if you even get the chance) and pay Nominet and […]

This article explains a little about how the timer system works in QEMU, and in particular the changes associated with the new timer system I’ve contributed to QEMU. What to timers do? Timers (more precisely QEMUTimers) provide a means of calling a giving routine (a callback) after a time interval has elapsed, passing an opaque […]