[cabfpub] .onion proposal
jeremy.rowley at digicert.com
Tue Nov 18 09:22:07 MST 2014
That is the advantage to using a new Appendix - we can deal with these fringe cases. For .home and .corp, I think the domain name consists of the MAC address or serial number of the device. The rule set would need to be designed around that.
From: Gervase Markham [mailto:gerv at mozilla.org]
Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:31 AM
To: Jeremy Rowley; public at cabforum.org
Subject: Re: [cabfpub] .onion proposal
On 17/11/14 23:15, Jeremy.Rowley wrote:
> Thanks to everyone who has commented so far. Based on the feedback,
> I'm amending the proposal as follows:
> 1) Modify the definition of internal name to exclude reserved names
> approved by the Forum (which will only be onion as far as I know).
Musing: perhaps we could also add .home and .corp to Appendix D?
IANA has indefinitely postponed their delegation. My view is that the world is a better place if there are a couple of "TLDs" which are for internal use, and for better or worse, these appear to be them.
They would, of course, have different rules to .onion.
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