what's a valid domain name?

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Sun Jan 30 21:28:00 UTC 2011

In article <mailman.1583.1296410997.555.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
 Chris Buxton <chris.p.buxton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Correct, the requirement to start with a letter was removed ages ago.
> Witness 3com.com, which may have been the first.

Yes, I'm pretty sure they were the impetus for the change, paving the 
way for 1-800-FLOWERS.COM years later.

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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