[At-Large] BBC News: .wales and .cymru internet domain names find support

Michele Neylon :: Blacknight michele at blacknight.ie
Mon Nov 14 17:08:52 UTC 2011

On 10 Nov 2011, at 20:42, Karl Auerbach wrote:

> Be wary ... There is a similarity between the relationship of Wales (or
> Scotland, etc) to the UK as there is in the relationship of California
> (or Texas, etc) to the United States.
> The argument that supports a TLD for Wales would also argue for a TLD
> for California.
> And the same would hold for any division of any federalized national
> structure with a two-tier division of sovereignty.
> Before advocating these kinds of things it would be wise to come up with
> some sort of principle that could be used to separate those cases that
> one would accept and ones that one would reject.
> For instance, should there be a TLD for Aquitaine?  (Probably not, but
> we do already have one for Catalonia.)

There's a project group for a .aquitaine already - they were in Dakar 

Does California have a unique cultural and / or linguistic identity?



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