Domain Transfer

This evening I decided to transfer from GoDaddy (where it was placed by  Google Apps). I was pleasantly surprised at how fast and efficient the transfer procedures are now. I have not had to perform a domain transfer in over two years, so I was still expecting the process to take 2 – 5 days. It only took about 5 hours, at the rate of about 1 email per hour for confirming each step of the process, but it was fairly smooth. My only complaint is that GoDaddy (losing registrar) did not maintain DNS service at all once the domain was transferred. Previously, I was used to the old servers still being usable for at least 24 hours after the move, allowing time to configure new information at the receiving registrar.