Hostname Naming Compliance

Peter Laws plaws at
Wed Feb 25 14:49:35 UTC 2009

Mark Andrews wrote:
> 	When does it stop?  What will be the next character you
> 	"just have to have"?  At the moment you have 1 inter label
> 	seperator and 1 intra label seperator.  That should be
> 	enough for anyone.

Like 640k of memory.

Unicode is coming (as fast as IPv6, maybe faster :), so maybe it /is/ time 
to update the naming standards.

Peter Laws / N5UWY
National Weather Center / Network Operations Center
University of Oklahoma Information Technology
plaws at
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