ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Jun 17 21:54:47 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joel Barnard" <jbarnard at nwic.ca>

> I hope they've considered what will happen if you go to
> http://localhost/ or
> http://pcname/
> Is that the local networks pcname, or the gTld pcname?
> Are we going to have to start using a specially reserved .local gTld?

No, of *course* ICANN didn't give any engineering thought to it.  Cause the
engineers?  Are all *here*.  And David Conrad's apparently the only guy
who's heard about it.  :-)

-- jra
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