On Jun 30, 2008, at 5:43 AM, John C Klensin wrote:
The other two things that seem to be getting lost in this discussion
is that one can write all of the RFCs one like, but rules like this
are ultimately useless unless ICANN agrees to them
ICANN has already deferred to the IETF on technical matters (see
IDNs). I'm unclear why ICANN would ignore IETF technical input on
I don't know if the gNSO would like that or not, but it seems to
argue that we should be conservation about what names we reserve and
Yep. The only additional label (to those in 2606) that seems to have
a technical justification for being disallowed would appear to be
".local" due to the zeroconf(-like) mechanisms that use it.
Perhaps we should ask ICANN to reserve all single-letter TLDs (in
any script) for IETF use.
I don't necessarily agree or disagree, but what would be the technical
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