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Re: [wg-c] nine principles for domain names
On Tue, Feb 15, 2000 at 07:42:09PM -0800, Karl Auerbach wrote:
>> You say why trust? Are you happy then to say to net users "I know it says X
>> but it means Y. Didn't you know that dear? We all did."
> You are, of course, free to register a second level domain in some TLD -
> say "PhilipSheppardsTrustedNames.com" and impose your own notions of
> quality assurance on names you register in your SLD.
Fundamentally, however you define it, "trust" must flow from the root on
down. No SLD or 3LD can be more "trustworthy" (reliable) than its
higher level domain.
Kent Crispin "Do good, and you'll be
firstname.lastname@example.org lonesome." -- Mark Twain