[ih] Funny how things work out

Joe Touch touch at strayalpha.com
Mon Feb 1 03:28:25 PST 2021



> On Feb 1, 2021, at 2:34 AM, Bill Woodcock via Internet-history <internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
> ...
> While “.CH” or “.FR” are only three additional characters to type and transmit and store, the real burden is on users who have to guess, perhaps with very little context, which of hundreds of TLDs the brand might be domiciled in....

DNS names are useful when memorable long enough to be typed in. They need not guessable. The DNS is not a search engine. 

Joe


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