Eszett (Sharp-S) again (was: Re: AW: Oustanding issues tracking)

Andrew Sullivan ajs at
Wed May 28 16:03:59 CEST 2008

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 10:40:14AM +0200, JFC Morfin wrote:

> How would this translate for user (non-DE) registration management? Should 
> not one of these mechanisms to be standardised in order to maintain some 
> design, usage, management consistency throughout the DNS usage? Or is there 
> a consensus they are outside of the WG scope and to be addressed by users?

It is absolutely an implementer's problem, and outside the WG scope.
If I were still a TLD registry operator, I would resist very strongly
anything that limited my options on how to address these sorts of
problems.  Given that I still administer some smallish zones, I _also_
resist any specification of exactly how this must be done.

(This is not the same thing as an informational saying, "Here are some
ways, and the advantages and disadvantages of each."  I can imagine
such a document, although whether it would be on-charter for this WG I


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