Subject: Re: standards/7757: Hostnames with '_' are invalid
To: None <,>
From: Heiko W.Rupp <>
List: netbsd-bugs
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
> 	up.

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.