[DNS] *.com.au & *.au.com.au

[DNS] *.com.au & *.au.com.au

From: Anand Kumria <wildfire§progsoc.uts.edu.au>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 19:09:57 +1000
On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 07:58:57PM +0100, Jon Lawrence wrote:
> >In some respects it'd be nicer if ASIC and the various state agencies
> >automagically assigned entities that registered with them with an
> >appropriate DNS name. But I think that is a broader discussion to have
> >some other time.
> What a great idea.  

Glad you agree that having only one entity apply a uniform name policy
in Australia is sane.

> Perhaps they could use ACN or ABN numbers.  I'm sure

I don't think it'd be useful to have 'abn.au', perhaps though you could
write up something that defines an URN space for them so they can be
looked up via the Australian Business Register.

> 45689456548.com.au.  Or, perhaps a neater technical solution would be for
> ASIC et al to take over APNIC and instead of allowing companies to register
> names at all, they could just assign them an IP address.  

Certainly feasibile with IPv6, but I don't see the benefit myself.


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