lightbulb? prob'ly not, but....

Robert Bonomi bonomi at
Sun Jan 23 04:01:20 UTC 2011

> Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 02:25:01 +0100
> From: Bernt Hansson <bernt at>
> Subject: Re: lightbulb?  prob'ly not, but....
> does not resolve:

'irrelevant, and immaterial'.   <grin>

> %telnet
> hostname nor servname provided, or not known

'' does _not_ need to resolve.  it is a 'domain-name', not a 'host'.

'' doesn't resolve either.  but hosts _under_ that domain do.

In the real world, this means =only= that one cannot use <http://{}>
to reach a home page.  one has to use <http://{}> instead

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