Re: DNS: defining "official" domains

Re: DNS: defining "official" domains

From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1§ix.netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 19:57:28 +0100
Leni and all,

Leni Mayo wrote:

> Rick Welykochy wrote:
>
> > (*) *.au domains will go on forever ... they are THE sanctified
> >     TLD's in Australia
>
> Like many others I have a gut feel that some domains are "official"
> while others aren't.  It might be interesting to elaborate on what
> this means.

  If they are not in the current Legacy Root structure, than they are not
"Official".

>
>
> Rick points out that no fees need to be paid to renew the domain.
> That seems to be a necessary condition, but not sufficient.

  Certianly not sufficient, and more than likely depending on Australias
Telecommunitactions laws possibly not a necessary condition either.

>
>
> There needs to be a chain of delegation authority from IANA.  Again,
> necessary, but not sufficient.

  Which IANA?  The current version or the "New IANA"?

>
>
> Continuing to mull...
>
> Leni.

 Regards,

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Jeffrey A. Williams
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Received on Fri Jun 19 1998 - 12:45:00 UTC

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