Placeholder domains to whitelist? (Was: Re: [SURBL-Discuss] Probable FPs)

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Sun Sep 12 08:56:49 CEST 2004


On Saturday, September 11, 2004, 10:37:57 PM, David Funk wrote:
> Um, people, this precise issue is ancient history. The IETF community
> ran into this buzz-saw years ago, and there is now a set of reserved
> domain names -just- for sake of documentation & examples.

> See RFC-2606, check out the registration info for "example.com".

> So we just need to encourage people to use the reserved names
> (EG: "example.com") rather than 'foo/bar/blah.com'

Thanks Dave.  I'll add the ones mentioned in RFC 2606:

        example.com
        example.net
        example.org

but we should also include common examples from everyday use,
even if they're not technically RFC compliant.

Jeff C.



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