The ALT Special Use Top Level Domain

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Authors Warren Kumari  , Andrew Sullivan 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2015-05-18)
Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-alt-tld
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Expired & archived
pdf htmlized bibtex
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd No shepherd assigned
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-alt-tld
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


This document reserves a string (ALT) to be used as a TLD label in non-DNS contexts or for names that have no meaning in a global context. It also provides advice and guidance to developers developing alternate namespaces. [ Ed note: This document lives in GitHub at: . Issues and pull requests happily accpeted. ]


Warren Kumari (
Andrew Sullivan (

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