[dns-operations] dotless domains

P Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Sat Sep 22 02:38:44 UTC 2012


To change the internet so that foo at Microsoft has universal not local meaning would require action by many millions of parties not just by Microsoft.

Anyone who did not make the change would be at risk from the new behavior and new content by others while still being compatible with the specs they were born with.

The case for public benefit and public safety in the eyes and decisions of ICANN's board could not be more clear.

This conversation feels surreal.

Paul



Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:

>> I suspect that a non negligible number of gTLD applicants *expect* to
>> be able to use http://wibble/ and mailto:bob at wibble
>
>and they probably have the leverage to get the significant applications
>fixed.  one of the few benefits of the gtld st00pidity is that
>microsoft
>might actually fix lookout so that foo at microsoft will work :)
>
>randy
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