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Re: [DNSOP] Public Suffix List

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 12:16:38 +0100
To: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Cc: dnsop@ietf.org, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080610111638.GF25910@shareable.org>

Gervase Markham wrote:
> Jamie Lokier wrote:
> > The information would be published in the ISP's TLD-alike domain, not
> > the customer's subdomains.  E.g. 'co.uk', not 'mybank.co.uk', assuming
> > the information is "each domain $WORD.co.uk is independent".
> > 
> > The values are the same information that you are gathering.  The
> > ISP/NIC (Nominet UK for .co.uk) does not need to contact their
> > customers for this: it's a .co.uk policy.
> 
> OK. Then we are basically back to Yngve's suggestion. But this does
> require universal take-up for universal support - and that, as someone
> else has pointed out, makes it (in my opinion) doomed.

Or you gather data and hard-code it as a starting point, but
simultaneously provide a mechanism for others to publish information
about themselves which you use in real time, which overrides the
hard-coded data if they use it.

-- Jamie
Received on Tuesday, 10 June 2008 11:17:14 GMT

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