2012 Jul 3, 6:39
Lookup any software license shortly summarized in plain English.
2011 Dec 4, 3:00
“The syntax for allowed Top-Level Domain (TLD) labels in the Domain Name System (DNS) is not clearly applicable to the encoding of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) as TLDs. This document
provides a concise specification of TLD label syntax based on existing syntax documentation, extended minimally to accommodate IDNs.” Still irritated about arbitrary TLDs.
2010 May 6, 5:48
New IDN TLDs are up. Try out http://xn----rmckbbajlc6dj7bxne2c.xn--wgbh1c/ (aka http://وزارة-الأتصالات.مصر/) in your favorite IDN implementing browser.
2009 Feb 3, 11:15
"r2719 specifies that browsers should not allow scripts to set document.domain to anything on the Public Suffix List, such as "com" or "co.jp". Essential background reading on why this is dangerous:
Untraceable XSS Attacks. Most browsers already block this attack, e.g. Firefox since 3.0. [Background: Re: Setting document.domain]"
2008 Nov 5, 9:43
Proposed new arbitrary TLDs are super expensive. As it turns out large companies have to buy their name on every new TLD to avoid potential fraud.
2008 Sep 10, 1:32
Discussion on IETF DNS mailing list about Mozilla's Public Suffix list and what they should do ultimately. "I'm inclined to suggest: Gather and hard-code your list into Firefox, and also provide a
mechanism by which domain authorities can publish information which overrides your list for their domain."
2008 Jul 22, 10:58
"ICANN Generic Names Supporting Organisation - Final Report: Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains"
2008 Jun 26, 5:11
I see a flood of bugs I have to fix in the distance..."If approved, registering the TLD will cost anywhere from $100,000 to $500,000, ICANN says, and the business or organization must prove that they
are either capable of managing the TLD or can reach a d
2007 Oct 17, 4:48
ICANN's wiki on their new IDN TLDs.
2007 Oct 11, 12:11
ICANN plans to support non-US-ASCII top level domain names. I wonder how broken web browser's security measures are about to become.
2007 Jun 21, 4:12
Info on obtaining a .museum domain name.
2007 May 22, 7:53
Thoughts on determining the effective TLD of a hostname from Mozillaland.
2006 Apr 3, 3:02 2006 Mar 22, 1:27
Example of a valid domain name with a two two letter domain name labels. "ca" is the country TLD label and is also the domain in this case.
2006 Mar 22, 1:25
Example of a valid domain name with a well known TLD ("org") followed by a two letter country TLD ("be"). The domain in this case should be "be".
2006 Mar 22, 1:11 2005 Oct 11, 12:07
Mozilla's IDN Whitelist