[dns-operations] TLD(s) for private use
jaap at NLnetLabs.nl
Wed Sep 6 18:45:20 UTC 2017
Andrew Sullivan writes:
> It is possible that the lesson has burned itself into the maintenance
> organization, and that they would react differently next time; or that
The ISO 3166/MA changed it's way after the complains about re-assigning
> the UN would not make such a request next time around because of the
> trouble it caused.
This is not how it works. The UN doesn't ask for a specific code.
Specific codes are assigned by the MA.
The "User assigned codes" the draft-lewis-user-assigned-tlds-00
talks about are defined in the standard itself. (The draft actually
quotes the standard). The standard itself is owned by the ISO/Technical
Committee 46/Workgroup 2 "Coding of country names and related
entities" and changes less frequent the ephermal part (the non user
assigned codes) is maintained by the ISO 3166/MA. The MA cannot
change the standard.
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