[rfc-dist] RFC 6761 on Special-Use Domain Names

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        RFC 6761

        Title:      Special-Use Domain Names 
        Author:     S. Cheshire, M. Krochmal
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       February 2013
        Mailbox:    cheshire at apple.com, 
                    marc at apple.com
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 28862
        Updates:    RFC1918, RFC2606

        I-D Tag:    draft-cheshire-dnsext-special-names-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6761.txt

This document describes what it means to say that a Domain Name (DNS
name) is reserved for special use, when reserving such a name is
appropriate, and the procedure for doing so.  It establishes an IANA
registry for such domain names, and seeds it with entries for some of
the already established special domain names.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
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