.GP, .TM, .TV and .MQ to be Removed ?
Daniel Karrenberg Daniel.Karrenberg at ripe.net
Mon Sep 14 17:41:32 CEST 1998
> "Richard J. Sexton" <richard at sexton.com> writes: > At 03:39 PM 9/14/98 +0200, Hakan Hansson wrote: > >At 14:50 1998-09-14 , Richard J. Sexton wrote: > > > >>.FX is the country code for Metropolitan France. This is not a country. > >>Neither is Tuvala any more. Or the Cocos Islands (.CC). > > > >FYI: Faroe Islands (.fo) and Greenland (.gl) are parts of Denmark (.dk) an > d > >they have _never_ been independant countries. Why did they get their own > >ccTLD in the first place? > > I have no idea. Ask Jon Postel. No, read rfc1591. The possible ccTLDs are defined by the United Nations and published by ISO as ISO standard 3166. The IANA has -very wiselty- decided to use that list and not get involved in arguments exemplified by this thread. Daniel -------- Logged at Mon Sep 14 18:05:46 MET DST 1998 ---------
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