Talk:Egypt registers first domain name in Arabic

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This is confusing[edit]

...filed an application for the ".misr" (".Egypt") top-level domain name (مصر‎ in Arabic) - Well did they register .misr, .Egypt, or .<thingy in arabic>? Also is this just for tld (one would assume so, since i was always under the impression that other level domain names could be internationalized for quite some time now, and ICANN only controls tld's, but its unclear from the article). Bawolff

A couple of copyedits have been made, which I hope make things clearer. What is new, but perhaps not clear from the article, is that the tlds can now be in scripts other than Latin, in this instance, Arabic. --Александр Дмитрий (Alexandr Dmitri) (talk) 14:17, 17 November 2009 (UTC)

Concern copied from comments[edit]

Someone posted a message on the comment page that I think would be better here, I've copied it below:


The title of the piece should read as follows:

Egypt is first to apply for top-level domain name in Arabic.


Egypt applies for first lop-level domain name in Arabic.

Reason: there is no "registration" process for top-level domain names. It is a formal application process involving substantial amount of work and documentation. Registration of domain names is what a registrar performs and what the announcement specifies the Egyptian registry will start providing. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Kbrose (talkcontribs)

-Tempodivalse [talk] 03:02, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for moving it to the right place. A further comment, the article calls ICANN a regulator, which is an expression that ICANN would likely not support. It creates the image of a governmental entity. It should be replaced with coordinator or manager or something similar. Kbrose (talk) 03:16, 18 November 2009 (UTC)
Changed regulator to coordinator per their website --Александр Дмитрий (Alexandr Dmitri) (talk) 05:52, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

How to add new category?[edit]

I want to add the Category:ICAAN. Is that possible? Mattisse (talk) 16:33, 19 March 2011 (UTC)