[gtld-tech] Update to reserved names list for new gTLDs

Gould, James JGould at verisign.com
Thu Sep 19 12:28:20 UTC 2013

I second Gavin's request.  Can ICANN please provide an authoritative list
of the reserved names in a single consistent readable form based on what
is defined in Specification 5 of the Registry Agreement

James Gould
Principal Software Engineer
jgould at verisign.com
703-948-3271 (Office)
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston, VA 20190

On 9/19/13 8:15 AM, "Gavin Brown" <gavin.brown at centralnic.com> wrote:

>On 19/09/2013 12:48, Luis Muñoz wrote:
>> On Sep 19, 2013, at 4:33 AM, Gavin Brown wrote:
>>> While it's very easy to extract useful data from ISO-3166, the two PDF
>>> documents I found are a different matter.
>>> Copying and pasting text (especially non-ASCII text) out of a PDF is
>>> potentially risky: when I tried using Adobe Reader on Mac OS X I had
>>> very little luck, getting either nothing at all or a series of junk
>>> characters.
>> You'll find that some of these documents simply won't allow you to cut
>>& paste what you want, because parts of the text have been converted to
>>bitmaps inside the document.
>So the text will be have to be manually transcribed - by someone
>competent in each of the six official UN languages (or six people
>competent in one of the languages).
>Multiply that effort by N registry operators/backend operators, and
>that's an awful lot of unreliable, lossy, duplicated work.
>Gavin Brown
>Chief Technology Officer
>CentralNic Group plc (LSE:CNIC)
>Innovative, Reliable and Flexible Registry Services
>for ccTLD, gTLD and private domain name registries
>CentralNic Group plc is a company registered in England and Wales with
>number 8576358. Registered Offices: 35-39 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6AR.

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