.GP, .TM, .TV and .MQ to be Removed ?
Mon Sep 14 16:27:08 CEST 1998
But I thought ISO 3166 ISO 3166 provides accepted representation of names of countries, *dependencies*, **territories** and areas of geographical interest? [almost verbatim from their literature] Best Regards, Steve Heflin iDomains, Inc. -----Original Message----- From: Richard J. Sexton <richard at sexton.com> To: Berislav Todorovic <BERI at etf.bg.ac.yu> Cc: tld-wg at ripe.net <tld-wg at ripe.net>; ifwp at ifwp.org <ifwp at ifwp.org> Date: Monday, September 14, 1998 9:22 AM Subject: Re: .GP, .TM, .TV and .MQ to be Removed ? >At 12:13 PM 9/14/98 +0100, Berislav Todorovic wrote: >>>> I also note that Jon Postel wants to see .TV and .TM removed >>>> from the root zone, but NSI/NSF prevented that. Perhaps the >>>> other RSCs around the world should honor the IANA request. >>>> >>>> I'd be particularly interested in knowing the WWTLD's position >>>> on this. Do we follow IANA directive and remove .TV, .TM or do >>>> we go with NSI polict and leave them there. >> >>First off, let's see what RFC 1591 says about that: >> >> 2) Country Codes >> >> The IANA is not in the business of deciding what is and what is >> not a country. > >.FX is the country code for Metropolitan France. This is not a country. >Neither is Tuvala any more. Or the Cocos Islands (.CC). > > > >-- >"I think it is important to understand that distribution of authority is >better than dictatorship, and that the governance of TLDs and domains in >general should be distributed rather than centralized." - Paul Mockapetris > > > -------- Logged at Mon Sep 14 16:34:38 MET DST 1998 ---------
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