of Protocol Supporting Organization on New TLDs
The Protocol Council of the Protocol
Supporting Organization submitted the following statement on
||Wed, 09 Aug 2000 11:40:33
||Steve Bellovin <email@example.com>
||firstname.lastname@example.org (Louis Touton)
1) We see no technical problems caused
by the creation of a relatively small number of new gTLDs.
2) We recommend that the root servers be monitored for increased
load caused by these new gTLDs.
3) We suggest that they be semantically "far"
from existing gTLDs, to avoid confusion. Thus, .corp would be
be bad, because it is too similar to .com.
4) Names reserved by RFCs (or near RFCs) should be avoided,
notably "local" (from the HTTP State Management draft,
which is about to be named a BCP) and those names listed in RFC
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