Re: [DNSOP] Status of "let localhost be localhost"?

Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com> Sat, 12 August 2017 17:14 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Status of "let localhost be localhost"?
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El 12 ag 2017, a les 13:09, John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> va escriure:
> Right.  That's why it's long past time that we make it clear that
> non-broken resolvers at any level will treat localhost as a special
> case.  As you may have heard, we are not the Network Police, but we do
> publish the occasional document telling people what to do if they want
> to interoperate with the rest of the Internet.

With respect, John, the issue I raised here isn't interop.  It's security.   It may be that I'm wrong, but if indeed I am wrong about this particular point, it is not for this particular reason.