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London-based software engineer James Williams has steered everyone's attention towards domains that are even shorter than the widely known g.co or m.me.

Although the vast majority of internet domains contain TLDs separated by one or more dots, turns out it's not a must for a domain.

In theory, for example, it would be possible for internet regulatory authorities to enable top-level domains (TLDs) like com to be a valid domain by itself and have valid DNS records resolving to a server. Had that been the case, navigating to http: // com / would present the user with a web page.
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Solving a non problem.

Seriously, that's not just a domainer opinion. If they wanted this problem solving, technically, then they could do it... But the dot and the separate TLDs actually presents a benefit that we all enjoy.

You either have no ability to separate bob.net from bob.com using the dot, or have separate systems entirely. The latter is the same thing, but destined to be less intuitive.
 
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