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Re: Asian Alternative Roots (was RE: [wg-c] new TLDs)
Exactly. i-dns is just another alternative root. ICANN has no authority over
them and this working group has no role in their activities. As to interest
of this working group in alternative roots, I would say that by definition
the GROUP has none as it is chartered to work for specific goals that
pertain to ICANN. Its members however may have interest in whatever
alternative amusements they wish of course.
Bringing discussion about alternative roots into wg-c is as inappropriate
(sp?) as trying to get wg-c to solve world famine. It just serves as a
Yours, John Broomfield.
> At 04:54 PM 12/23/99 -0800, Dave Crocker wrote:
> >"Allow" is exactly the term, since IANA/ICANN have authority for defining
> >that set of TLDs.
> >.web is not in the IANA/ICANN root registry. In other words it is not a
> >TLD for the IANA/ICANN domain name service.
> That would imply that this working group (and IANA/ICANN) would have no
> interest or role in the current iDNS activities to create an alternative
> Asian-language/character set root server system for the Asian language
> renderings of .com, .net, .org etc...
> (all the above are in English)
> http://home.timenet.net/i-dns.phtml (in Chinese)
> And that if other alternative root server services choose to support the
> iDNS activities to create some kind of worldwide group of non-ICANN
> multilingual TLDs, IANA/ICANN would have no role or interest in that as
> Bill Semich
> .NU Domain