unqualified domains, was ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Blake Dunlap ikiris at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 13:05:25 CDT 2011


Now I'm tempted to be the guy that gets .mail

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 20:47, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "John Levine" <johnl at iecc.com>
>
> > >The notion of a single-component FQDN would be quite a breakage for
> > >the basic concept of using both FQDNs and Unqualified names.
> >
> > Well, you know, there's a guy whose email address has been n at ai for
> > many years. People have varying amounts of success sending him mail.
>
> My Zimbra UI says it "might be invalid"; the default postfix config inside
> it tries to send it to n at ai.baylink.com, and complains because the domain
> won't resolve.
>
> If I'm reading 3.2.4 of 2822 properly (that notation is one I'm not
> entirely familiar with, and should be), that really is a valid 2822
> address, as odd as it sounds.
>
> Clearly, it's semantics are unexpected, though.  I guess I should go hang
> a bug on it.
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
> --
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> jra at baylink.com
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