[dns-operations] getting .CW recognised in the Google ccTLD tables/databases ...

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Jan 21 08:14:02 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 06:55:44PM -0400,
 .CW Registry Curacao <registry at una.net> wrote 
 a message of 187 lines which said:

> Several Internet services sites cannot be used by our customers,
> because the .CW is not recognized.

To synthetize the many good answers you received:

1) Pragmatically, if you can convince Mozilla's bureaucracy to
register .CW in the Public Suffix List, the majority of your problems
will be solved (but slowly: broken Web forms do not check this list
every day).

2) This problem comes from an unilateral decision by lazy and/or
incompetent programmers. There is nothing that IETF, ICANN, OARC or
Amnesty International could do.

3) The email people are fighting with similar problems (arbitrary and
unilateral decisions by random people) for many years. Do not expect

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