unqualified domains, was ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon Jun 20 01:37:31 UTC 2011

> i think he's seen RFC 1034 :-). anyway, i don't see the difference
> between http://sony/ and http://sony./

The fact that the resolution of "sony." is deterministic, and that of 
"sony" is location dependent?

> i think we have to just discourage lookups of single-token names,
> universally.

In order to do which, we have to discourage their *deployment*.

And if by "universally" you mean "no Jay, you can't say 'telnet dns1' 
from your desktop machine to get to your inhouse nameserver, then I'm just
gonna have to go ahead and disagree with ya' there, Vix.  :-)

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