cvs commit: src/lib/libc/resolv res_comp.c
des at des.no
Sat Feb 16 02:51:29 PST 2008
"M. Warner Losh" <imp at bsdimp.com> writes:
> Plus there was a very long, very heated thread about removing _ as a
> valid name years ago. Have conditions changed since then? Frankly,
> I'd like to have seen a change like this discussed more widely. There
> was much debate before, and there turned out to be good reasons for
> omitting the _. I just can't recall them now.
There are valid reasons for allowing it. Somebody[tm] (I'll leave it up
to you to guess who) thought it was a good idea to use _ in DNS names
used for automatic detection of web proxies and domain controllers, IIRC.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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