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Re: [DNSOP] Public Suffix List

From: Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 21:25:36 +0200
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>, dnsop@ietf.org, David Conrad <drc@virtualized.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87prqpum6n.fsf@mid.deneb.enyo.de>

* Jamie Lokier:

> E.g. When evaluating online.myservice.free.fr, Firefox could look up
> DNS records for online.myservice.free.fr, myservice.free.fr, free.fr
> and .fr (in that order), and if there's a record use that.  If not,
> use the hard-coded information you have gathered for that domain.

Isn't this the wrong direction, that is, should you start from the TLD?
(But don't forget to put that record into a separate zone. 8-P)

> (By the way, although we're talking about administrative divides in
> the DNS tree, a little thought might be given to administrative
> divides in URL trees.  There are a fair number of sites containing
> http://domain.com/user1/* and http://domain.com/user2/*, where those
> prefixes indicates separately administered URL spaces.  Do similar
> cookie issues apply?

Yes.  I think Ebay suffers from these issues.
Received on Tuesday, 10 June 2008 19:26:20 GMT

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