unqualified domains, was ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at utc.edu
Mon Jun 20 01:36:01 UTC 2011

On 6/19/2011 9:24 PM, Paul Vixie wrote:
> i think we have to just discourage lookups of single-token names, universally.

Not to mention the folks of the Redmond persuasion with their
additionally ambiguous \\hostname single names.

(In the absence of a configured search domain, Windows won't even try
DNS for a single name through it's own resolver libraries; although
nslookup will).


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