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Re: LYNX-DEV Need to know COUNTRY of links:

Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Need to know COUNTRY of links:
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 96 23:25:00 +0800

David Woolley <address@hidden> wrote:

 > available. Last I heard, "mil", "gov", "edu", "org", "int", "net", and
 > "com" were all US-based, with everyone else in the world using a 2-digit
 Da> These are registered in the US, but int is explicitly for
 Da> international organisations, net is used throughout the world, and com
 Da> is widely used. They also tell you about the organisational structure
 Da> of the originators organisation, not its physical location.  A UK
 Da> company might well be, but, if they understand domain names,
 Da> their Australian branch might well be part of the domain.
Yup, this is one of the practical uses of the DNS CNAME record ([c]anonical
NAME if I'm not mistaken), examples are the FreeBSD mirrors. They have where XX is the country code...

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