Bare TLD resolutions
johnl at iecc.com
Sun Sep 21 14:53:12 UTC 2014
In article <alpine.LSU.2.00.1409190959570.3000 at hermes-1.csi.cam.ac.uk> you write:
>David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:
>> To be clear, generic TLDs (gTLDs) can’t have bare (dotless) TLDs (or wildcards).
>Wildcards are being used for the name collision gubbins.
>;; ANSWER SECTION:
>*.prod. 3600 IN A 127.0.53.53
Yes, but only for a few months before the TLD goes live to try and
flush out prior local use of new TLDs. The rule about wildcards in
live TLDs hasn't changed.
There was a lot about this at Verisign's name collision workshop after
the London IETF.
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