Re: [Arcing] New Version Notification for draft-stw-whatsinaname-00.txt

"John R Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Tue, 12 July 2016 23:19 UTC

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> That draft would provide no guidance at all on deciding whether you want 
> to use a domain name, use something from the subset of domain names that 
> are DNS names, or do something else.  ...

Hm, I take your point.

> It would also provide no guidance at all on the characteristics of an acceptable string.

Some people I know were looking for names to use within a VPN and I 
suggested that the ISO 3166 list permanently reserves .xa through .xz 
which are unlikely ever to be TLDs, so they picked something like blah.xz. 
I wonder if that was good advice.

R's,
John