US Domain -- County Delegations

nordlund at nordlund at
Thu Jul 27 16:47:13 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
>> creation, and though I've always been in the Bay Area I've not lived in
>> 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.
>Michael Dillon                                    Voice: +1-604-546-8022
>Memra Software Inc.                                 Fax: +1-604-542-4130
>                             E-mail: michael at
How much do we want to use the .US domain?  For heavy use, we need a style
for organizations that are beyond cities, countys or even states.  I support
a style that will be organization.US  or maybe organization.COM.US (of all

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