ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
zaid at zaidali.com
Fri Jun 17 22:12:13 UTC 2011
On Jun 17, 2011, at 2:54 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Joel Barnard" <jbarnard at nwic.ca>
>> I hope they've considered what will happen if you go to
>> http://localhost/ or
>> 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. :-)
I have seen many NANOG folks at ICANN meetings discussing this and also active on ALAC so David isn't the only guy. Also do a search on the list and you will find threads dating back.
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