[dns-operations] When TLDs have apex A records

Eric Brunner-Williams brunner at nic-naa.net
Fri Jul 10 20:13:06 UTC 2009

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 09:01:12AM -0700, David Conrad wrote:
>> In any event, ICANN's board reacts to input.  I believe the board has  
>> gotten advice that there was pretty much unanimity within the  
>> technical community that wildcards at the top-level were a bad idea  
>> and should not be allowed.  They acted to implement that advice.  If  
>> there is contrary advice that should be provided to modify the board's  
>> action, that would be good to know.
> 	I've given my inputs to four board members - two of which
> 	have some empathy for the plight of those now caught inthe
> 	rather draconion edict of wildcard prohibition.  
> 	on many levels this strikes me as the functional analog of the
> 	Kentucky Legislature mandating PI == 3.2
> 	are you suggesting that the process of climbing out of the inertial 
> 	well of getting something corrected is a trival exercise? 
> --bill

well, if you don't work the process, the degree of difficulty is 

i'm working the process for some things _i_ think should be trivial to 
correct. it takes time, but i think i have progress to a better outcome 
than the present on those issues.

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