unqualified domains, was ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Adam Atkinson ghira at mistral.co.uk
Mon Jun 20 08:48:12 CDT 2011


Florian Weimer wrote:

>> It was a very long time ago, but I seem to recall being shown
>> http://dk, the home page of Denmark, some time in the mid 90s.
>>
>> Must I be recalling incorrectly?
> 
> It must have been before 1996.  Windows environments cannot resolve
> A/AAAA records for single-label domain names.

This would have been May 1995 at the latest. And I don't recall
the OS being used at the time. Some flavour of Unix, Windows or
MacOS (or "System 7" or whatever it was called at the time) or possibly
even an Amiga.





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