: The proposals I am familiar with for expanding the TLD domain name system are suggesting that many of the new TLDs will have different policies (ie. like .edu/.gov/.mil), so they are not proposing the .com/.org/.net free-for-all you show to be absurd. A renewal policy I think is an awful idea: the point about the DNS is precisely to have persistent points of reference to internet resources.
freetype: Are you familiar with the work on region management (ie. a compile-time alternative to garbage collection)?
lkcl: Congratulations on the new job!
tk: I don't read geek code. Well... OK then, `y!' means you're a chap?
shlomif: Check what version of ghostscript you are using: 5.50 had serious problems with generating and rendering PDF. You can check that the PDF is OK using acroread.