.GP, .TM, .TV and .MQ to be Removed ?
Richard J. Sexton richard at sexton.com
Mon Sep 14 14:50:02 CEST 1998
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 15:39:33 MET DST 1998 ---------
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