[dns-operations] Adding CNAME for the root domain issue

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Wed May 4 13:20:21 UTC 2016

On Wed, May 04, 2016 at 03:16:16PM +0300,
 Daniel Kalchev <daniel at digsys.bg> wrote 
 a message of 80 lines which said:

> We would not have had this discussion, if people were happy to type
> www.example.com <http://www.example.com/> in their browser, instead
> of example.com <http://example.com/>.

The users are perfectly right. We should be able to type
http://example.com/ like we are able to type user at example.com and not
user at mail.example.com. The fault is entirely IETF's, for not using SRV
in the HTTP standard (like every other protocol does).

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