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  • To: <5gtld-evaluation@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: England
  • From: "Dominic Sayers" <dominic@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 12:43:24 -0000

I suggest thought should be given to country names such as "England" in the
Geographic names section


.         It is not an ISO 3166-1 country name, so it is not excluded under

.         It is a sub-national place name listed in ISO 3166-2 but it does
not have a sub-national government or public authority


Although Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have sub-national governments
that could provide support for a geographic TLD application, England does
not. England's affairs are governed by the national government of the United


You might add the following to section paragraph 3:


If no sub-national government or public authority exists for a sub-national
place name that is listed in the ISO-3166-2 standard then the associated
national government will be accepted as the relevant authority.




Dominic Sayers


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