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  • From: Philipp Schafft <lion AT>
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  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] Example domains and localhost entrys
  • Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:24:34 +0200
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On Tue, 2011-04-26 at 16:33 -0500, Larry Brower wrote:
> On 04/26/2011 04:07 PM, Philipp Schafft wrote:
> >
> > I consider it to be kind and handy to have them reserved.
> > What do you think?
> >
> example.TLD is often used for documentation purposes and as such I think
> should be reserved.
> >
> > So I recommend to add the localhost entry.
> >
> > What do you think?
> >
> I have to disagree here. Systems which misbehave in the manner you
> describe are broken and should be fixed. We should not have to add
> unneeded records to account for broken architecture.

Yes. I'm with you about this. But I simply gave up. Stuff like that
happens to me on systems you beleave to do this right: netcat on Debian
was one of those cases I had. It is just more easy for me to add the
localhost entry than debugging users' systems.

(Rah of PH2)

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