Bare TLD resolutions

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Sep 17 21:51:13 UTC 2014


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Andrews" <marka at isc.org>

> Search lists are for hosts and host like things. Resolver libraries
> have different interfaces for different purposes. Single label
> hostnames for reaching non local equipment was deliberately phase
> out in the 1980's as it was clearly a bad concept.

Yes, and we're discussing the practical reason *why* it's a bad concept. 

:-)

My abject apologies to everyone who didn't get that I was talking about
the *source* of the problem by synecdoche.

Cheers,
-- jra
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