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Re: Setting document.domain

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 16:47:33 -0800
Message-ID: <7789133a0901281647p5516b68cle947f9452102d04@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, contact@publicsuffix.org

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2009, James Graham wrote:
>> I think the algorithm for determining if a domain is in the public
>> suffix list should be specified in detail somewhere, although I guess
>> HTML 5 is likely not quite the right place since this may be used in
>> non-HTML contexts.
>
> I agree that it would be nice if there was some text on publicsuffix.org
> that gave some normative-like text I could hook into here.

I'm not sure if such an algorithm exists.  The list of
registry-controlled domains is some social artifact that changes
depending on decisions made by registrars in small island countries
and provinces in Japan.

Adam
Received on Thursday, 29 January 2009 00:48:10 UTC

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