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

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 09:07:15 UTC 2015

My +1 to this sentiment/rationale.


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Kindly excuse brevity and typos.
On 22 Sep 2015 20:39, "John Levine" <john.levine at cauce.org> wrote:

> There are already 3-letter gTLDs that are conflicting with alpha-3 codes.
> Whew, I thought I was the only person who noticed that.  COM is the
> Comoros islands, that horse left the barn 30 years ago.
> 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.
> Regards,
> John Levine, john.levine at cauce.org
> CAUCE North America
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