AOL Lameness

Bill Woodcock woody at
Tue Oct 3 00:51:30 UTC 2006

      On Mon, 2 Oct 2006, Steve Atkins wrote:
    > That seems pretty unlikely (as it would break every email mentioning a
    > virtual hosted website), and the URL you link to says nothing of
    > the sort (it says "Don't use dotted-quads in URLs unless you want to
    > look like Atriks, doofus.").
    > Do you have some data suggesting that this is actually happening?

It is indeed happening, and appears to have started last night.  And it's 
not happening with very great accuracy.  A valid mailto URL in a signature 
file triggered it, for instance.


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