Hostname Naming Compliance

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Thu Feb 26 09:18:14 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.

On 25.02.09 08:49, Peter Laws wrote:
> Like 640k of memory.

the main effect of allowing underscores would be that some companies would
want/need to buy much more domains, e.g.




I don't see any benefit in that.

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

and maybe it is not. If people can't behave, adjusting standards may be the
worst solution.
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