ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs
regnauld at catpipe.net
Mon Jun 30 08:15:57 CDT 2008
David Conrad (drc) writes:
> 1) The new gTLD stuff hasn't gotten as far as the point where the testing
> of IDN stuff started.
Mhh, ok :)
> 2) ICANN (or rather, the technical side of ICANN staff) has thought about
> this and there is a 'technical evaluation' phase of the application
> 3) We've already run into the 'private TLD' thing: lots of global companies
> (apparently) have internal domains organized on regional/continental
> boundaries. When '.asia' was put into the root, the Internet did not break.
>> The other way around. And if I ping 'dk', my resolver
>> stops after "catpipe.net" and my other private domain.
>> It doesn't try "dk.", even though dk. has an A record
>> associated with it. I get NXDOMAIN.
> Your resolver appears to be broken. Works for me:
dig doesn't use the resolver the same way other applications do.
Try "ping dk" vs "ping dk.", or "telnet dk" vs. telnet "dk."
Of course, depends on the OS -- but at least on a few BSDs (OS X, FreeBSD),
Linuxes (Debian, Ubuntu), it behaves the same way.
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