US Domain -- County Delegations

Michael Dillon michael at
Thu Jul 27 03:22:52 UTC 1995

On Wed, 26 Jul 1995, Paul A Vixie wrote:

> >Or, even better, for major metropolitan areas like SF, LA, NYC,
> >CHI etc the name central city can be used instead of state.
> I like this idea.  (Note that VIXIE.SF.CA.US has moved many times since its
> creation, and though I've always been in the Bay Area I've not lived in San
> Francisco since 1988.)

This would seem to indicate that geographical domains are a bad idea and 
that domain names should be based on some characteristic that is less 
likely to change over time.


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