.GP, .TM, .TV and .MQ to be Removed ?
Jean-Christophe Praud jc.praud at ludexpress.com
Mon Sep 14 16:03:03 CEST 1998
Richard J. Sexton wrote: > > 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). > It seems to problem is more in ISO than in DNS... If France isn't happy with ccCodes, it should probably ask ISO for changes. If they are accepted, ccTLDs can be updated accordingly. Then, it will become a DNS issue... This situation is common for many countries with oversea territories. -- Jean-Christophe PRAUD - LUDEXPRESS http://www.ludexpress.com http://www.nicwine.net http://www.irsc.ah.net 3:213 WINE Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu n'gah Bill R'lyeh Wgah'nagl fhtagn -------- Logged at Mon Sep 14 16:20:09 MET DST 1998 ---------
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