Were A record domain names ever limited to 23 characters?
joe at nethead.com
Fri Oct 7 21:41:34 CDT 2011
On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 7:30 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
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I recall that 3M was originally mmm.com because they wouldn't allow a number
to start a domain.
/me runs whois mmm.com
Yep, Created on..............: 1988-10-31.
but wait, 3m.com Created on..............: 1988-05-27.
So was the digit as first octet a limitation with some OS or software (BIND,
sendmail, gopher?) or do I have brain-fade?
Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, 360-474-7474
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