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Re: New Internet Draft on registering IDNs



> how to run zones

I think it would be useful to distinguish between registries and
private zones.  A private zone does not accept registrations from the
public; the names in a private zone and all its subzones belong to the
members/departments/etc of a single organization, or a single person.
A registry accepts registrations from the public, so its zone contains
names (and delegates subzones) belonging to organizations/individuals
unrelated to the registry (except by the registration agreement).

Here's an analogy:  The regulations/expectations of what is proper in
restaurants do not apply to homes.  Although both are privately owned,
one is considered a public place because the general public is invited
in.

AMC