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Re: [wg-c] Proposed gTLDs: The IAHC Seven
At 01:36 PM 4/10/00 -0700, Mark C. Langston wrote:
>Sorry, perhaps my language wasn't clear either: My problem is not with
>the registrars. I am opposed to ICANN entering into an agreement with
>any registry (not -rar), at least during the testbed, that contains
>any existing registrations in the TLD being courted.
ahh. well, me too.
And CORE is not such an entity, though there ARE some others around.
>I.e., any registry participating in the testbed and hosting .FOO
>should be completely devoid of existing registrations in .FOO at the
>inception of the testbed period. No pre-existing .FOO registrations
>will be grandfathered.
yes. definitely concur.
>Finally, would someone please produce the documents in which IANA
>blessed these various registries with the right to start registering
>domains within these TLDs? I've asked a few times here, I believe,
>and haven't yet seen them.
That's probably because they don't exist.
With respect to gTLD-MoU work (POC/CORE) there are explicit signals of IANA
support, such as its signature on the MoU. However I believe that explicit
permission to add gTLDs to the root did not occur.
Dave Crocker <email@example.com>
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