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Re: Dotless domains

2009-01-24 21:20:30

--On Sunday, January 25, 2009 12:30 +1100 Mark Andrews
<Mark_Andrews(_at_)isc(_dot_)org> wrote:

      Dotless hostnames are in the local namespace and can *never*
      be made to work *reliably* in a global context.

      Note the use of non-heirachical names is undoing the changes
      introduced by RFC 921 and will introduce problems RFC 921
      was trying to remove/prevent.

Yeah.  Since I have not been able to find a single hint in
ICANN's new TLD plans that those TLDs would be restricted to
delegation-only uses, tell it to ICANN.  Or tell it to whomever
is supposed to be supplying adult supervision to ICANN  :-(

Not an SMTP problem.  SMTP requires FQDNs, without exception,
and does not permit single-component ones.


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