DNSSEC and forward zones

/dev/rob0 rob0 at gmx.co.uk
Wed Nov 2 13:24:39 UTC 2011

On Wednesday 02 November 2011 08:00:55 Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
> > Is there an IETF/ICANN reserved TLD for internal use?  I've seen
> > plenty of .loc and .local, but I haven't seen an RFC reserving

.local is used in MDNS, but AFAIK the RFC is still a draft.

> > it.  RFC 2606 reserves .example, .invalid, .localhost and  .test
> > but these don't seem approriate.
> Not IETF/ICANN reserved, but ISO 3166 [1] reserves the following
> code elements which could be used as "private" ccTLD :)
>  "If users need code elements to represent country names not
>   included in this part of ISO 3166, the series of letters
>   AA, QM to QZ, XA to XZ, and ZZ, and the series AAA to AAZ,
>   QMA to QZZ, XAA to XZZ, and ZZA to ZZZ respectively and the
>   series of numbers 900 to 999 are available."

Note, the new .XXX TLD is included in that list.
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