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Re: Stability of the Internet?
From: Shawn McMahon <smcmahon () eiv com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 13:25:41 -0400

On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 06:42:30PM +0300, Ariel Biener wrote:

factors, among those are software writers. I believe that there are many
software packages that will fumble when they encounter >3 gTDLs, and some
have the com/net/org/k12/edu/mil/gov (and sometimes `int' too) hardcoded
as the "legal" gTLDs. This means that these software packages will
actually break, and will need to be updated, patched, or replaced, if the

Those packages are already broken.  A little more won't hurt.

I mean, WTF do they do if you type perfectly legal domain names like

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