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Re: [ispcp] SECRETARIAT: ISPCP Constituency Activity on new TLDs

  • To: <mcf@xxxxxxx>, <ispcp@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [ispcp] SECRETARIAT: ISPCP Constituency Activity on new TLDs
  • From: "Antonio Harris" <harris@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 12:08:55 -0300
  • Cc: "'Barbara Roseman'" <roseman@xxxxxxxxx>, "Paul Twomey" <twomey@xxxxxxxxx>
  • References: <200404131650.i3DGoXiR000468@mailbag.com>
  • Sender: owner-ispcp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx


I have just forwarded an e-mail from the .coop registry
asking for help.

I would also like to suggest that we invite major mail client
software providers such as Microsoft to participate in the
working group (MSN), since I talked to Paul Twomey in
Montevideo on this and he agreed this was a good idea.


Tony Harris

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark McFadden" <mcf@xxxxxxx>
To: <ispcp@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "'Barbara Roseman'" <roseman@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 1:50 PM
Subject: [ispcp] SECRETARIAT: ISPCP Constituency Activity on new TLDs

> All:
> The ISPCP Secretariat agreed to help coordinate a discussion of technical
> and administrative acceptance of new TLDs at the Montreal and Rome ICANN
> meetings.  That effort is starting up and one of the initiatives is a
> mailing list devoted to the topic of global acceptance of new TLDs.
> That mailing list is called "tld-global-acceptance."
> The purpose of the list is to discuss ways to increase the acceptance of
> gTLD strings introduced after the original eight (.arpa, .com, .edu, .gov,
> .int, .mil, .net, .org) were established. Currently, those gTLDs, both
> sponsored and unsponsored, include .aero, .biz, .coop, .info, .museum,
> .name, .pro. It is anticipated that the current round of consideration for
> new sTLDs will lead to additional gTLDs.
> Many of the newer TLDs have encountered problems with web-based and other
> applications in using their gTLDs for email and other purposes. The
> of this list is to facilitate identification of where the difficulties
> arise, and to determine some strategies to address these difficulties. The
> goal is to enhance usability of all the gTLDs globally, and to develop
> strategies for coping with additions to the TLD namespace in the future.
> This list is currently open to the Registry and ISP constituencies of the
> If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please drop me a note!
> Mark
> Mark McFadden
> Secretariat - Internet Service Provider and Connectivity Provider
> Constituency
> mcf@xxxxxxx

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