Subject: Re: standards/7757: Hostnames with '_' are invalid
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Heiko W.Rupp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/11/1999 09:00:51
On Thu, Jun 10, 1999 at 10:45:55PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> The resolver should reject such hostnames, rather than looking them
Be strict in what you send and liberal in what you accept. I.e.
don't let bind et al. use such hostnames in zone files /etc/hosts,
but resolve them anyway.