.GP, .TM, .TV and .MQ to be Removed ?
Mon Sep 14 18:10:38 CEST 1998
Richard J. Sexton wrote: > > > I am not sure I agree. The problem seems to be with IANA. Rather that > figure out what is a country, IANA uses the ISO3661 list. Problem > is,many things on that list are nor countries, so, IANA has to > figure out what is a country. For example, what happens if somebody > from Metropolitan France asks Jon Postel for the delegation for > the .FX TLD. He may say "it's not a country" in which case he > is deciding what is and what isn't a country or he may grant it > which would certainly be bogus. > Mmm. That's right. As a french citizen living in Metropolitan France, I could try and see what happens ;o) Seriously: maybe the mistake is for DNS to be based on ISO ccCodes... It could become more messy if 3-letters codes are used for "country" TLDs: .COM would mean Comores :o) -- 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 18:10:57 MET DST 1998 ---------
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