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Re: US Domain -- County Delegations
From: nordlund () databank com
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 95 11:47:13 cdt

On Wed, 26 Jul 1995, Paul A Vixie wrote:

Or, even better, for major metropolitan areas like SF, LA, NYC,
CHI etc the name central city can be used instead of state.

I like this idea.  (Note that VIXIE.SF.CA.US has moved many times since
creation, and though I've always been in the Bay Area I've not lived in
Francisco since 1988.)

This would seem to indicate that geographical domains are a bad idea and 
that domain names should be based on some characteristic that is less 
likely to change over time.


Michael Dillon                                    Voice: +1-604-546-8022
Memra Software Inc.                                 Fax: +1-604-542-4130
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How much do we want to use the .US domain?  For heavy use, we need a style
for organizations that are beyond cities, countys or even states.  I support
a style that will be organization.US  or maybe organization.COM.US (of all

Dave Nordlund                               Dir of Technical Svcs
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