Re: [ga] Do we need TLDs at all?
Tuesday, April 10, 2001, 11:10:36 PM, email@example.com wrote:
> Maybe this is a technical question, but the collision discussion prompted it:
> Is there a reason that we can't have any old string as the last component of a domain name? Does the administration of various name servers require a finite collection of TLDs?
> If the intended meaning of many TLDs is not being enforced (or isn't enforceable), why have a limited set of them?
I couldn't agree more. ICANN's approach to namespace expansion is
much too slow for my tastes, as is its focus on building a restricted
The DNS is not a directory service. It was never intended to be.
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