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Re: Setting document.domain

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 18:33:19 +1100
Message-ID: <49815BBF.5000507@mozilla.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, contact@publicsuffix.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Ah, ok. It isn't clear in the /format/ page that the wildcard also stands 
> for nothing. The list contains *.uk but doesn't contain uk; it isn't clear 
> that *.uk is intended to include just uk.

That's because anything with no dots is a public suffix by default. So a
list which says:

uk
*.uk

is absolutely equivalent to one which says:

*.uk

/me makes mental note to include that in the algorithm :-)

Gerv
Received on Thursday, 29 January 2009 07:34:12 UTC

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