Resolver Issues (non valid hostname characters)
tlambert2 at mindspring.com
Wed Mar 26 02:49:26 PST 2003
Marius Strom wrote:
> I've submitted a PR for this: misc/50299 documenting the RFC
> mis-following (is that a word?) as well as a patch for res_comp.c.
If this is committed before RFC-952 is updated, FreeBSD users
can now define host names that break other machines on the net
which are strictly conformant to RFC-952.
What is the first maxim of protocol design?
"Be generous in what you accept, strict in what you generate".
It would be a mistake to commit this. Please see Mark Andrews fine
postings (as well as my own postings) on this topic.
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