[dns-operations] TLD(s) for private use

Chris Adams cma at cmadams.net
Wed Sep 6 15:51:29 UTC 2017

Once upon a time, Warren Kumari <warren at kumari.net> said:
> Basically, it would be asking for .internal to be reserved for RFC1918
> type usage, with the full understanding that if will have the same
> types of issues that RFC1918 has -- as pointed out below, it wouldn't
> be unique (duh) and so if multiple organizations using it were to
> merge you'll get collisions, etc.

It would be easy to avoid collisions though (unlike IP addresses, DNS
can be arbitrary length, up to a limit).  Rather than use foo.internal,
prepend a registered domain, like foo.dns-oarc.net.internal.

Chris Adams <cma at cmadams.net>

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