single-character host names

Josh Littlefield joshl at
Fri Feb 27 01:06:50 UTC 2009

I find a more direct approach is to just use the site
when looking up RFCs.  It is is less authoritative, but pretty trustworthy.

For example, browing to will show at
the page top all the RFCs which update RFC 1034.  If the RFC was
obsoleted by another RFC, it would be shown there as well (e.g.,


Doug Barton wrote:
> Matthew Pounsett wrote:
>> On 25-Feb-2009, at 16:46, Mike Bernhardt wrote:
>>> So what is the accepted view on this currently? Is there another RFC that
>>> has made it OK now?
>> I'm not going to say this definitively, because I'm not certain, but I
>> think 952 may have been updated by a later RFC. 
> There is no reason to guess. :)  Just use the RFC Editor's
> authoritative index.
> Doug
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