[At-Large] At-Large Use of Country and Territory Names as Top Level Domains

Karl Auerbach karl at cavebear.com
Tue Sep 22 20:16:34 UTC 2015

On 09/22/2015 12:39 PM, John Levine wrote:

> Every geographical area that's eligible for a country code has a two
> letter country code, and lots of existing software has special cases to
> treat two letter TLDs differently.  (Yes, we know about the IDNs.)
> There are plenty of two letter codes left, they're not going to run out.

> I can think of no reason to reserve the remaining 3 letter country codes
> other than as a makework project for bureaucrats with too little to do.
> Surely we have enough of those already.

I fully agree with John Levine on this.


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