what problem are we solving? (was Re: ICANN opens up Pandora'sBox of
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Mon Jun 30 16:26:10 CDT 2008
On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 01:21:07PM -0400, Peter Beckman wrote:
> Plus, WTF: John-Muir.Middle.Santa-Monica.K12.CA.US
> Cut and Paste or die trying. I doubt parents will remember or type that.
No one does either. They search for it, or pick it out of an email.
But *I can read that domain name and know what it points to*.
More importantly, it is possible for me to learn that k12.ca.us is
picky about whom it hands it's subdomains to, and therefore I can have
a reasonable guess that (DNS spoofing aside) that domain actually
belongs to a school.
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