Re: [DNSOP] Tell me about the ISO 3166 user assigned two-letter codes and TLDs

hellekin <hellekin@gnu.org> Thu, 29 September 2016 07:01 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Tell me about the ISO 3166 user assigned two-letter codes and TLDs
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On 09/29/2016 05:42 AM, Edward Lewis wrote:
>     
> The one option you have is ".example", unfortunately (and in sympathy)
> I don't have a better suggestion.
>

.example is for documentation.  You can use .invalid for "fake private
TLD", which makes it very clear that it's not a valid TLD. (Sorry for
the tautology.)

This list of two-letter TLDs sounds like a good candidate for
Special-Use Domain Names.  But then, it prompts another question: if,
e.g., XA-XZ are reserved for future use, how to handle their *removal*
from the Special-Use Name Registry once they're assigned again?  Which
prompts another question: if a name enters the Special-Use Name
Registry, is it parked (for an indefinite amount of time), or is it
engraved in stone (and won't move from that registry again)?  And can
the SUNR hold both types of names (parked and final)?

==
hk