Re: Update of RFC 2606 based on the recent ICANN changes ?

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Tue, 01 July 2008 16:40 UTC

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From: Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at>
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To: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
Subject: Re: Update of RFC 2606 based on the recent ICANN changes ?
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On Mon, 30 Jun 2008, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 05:49:18AM -0700,
>  David Conrad <drc@virtualized.org> wrote
>  a message of 11 lines which said:
>
> > Speaking technically, how would you distinguish the top-level domain
> > "127.0.0.1" from the IP address 127.0.0.1?
>
> A word while passing here: is there a document (RFC, Posix standard,
> whatever) which says which is the right result in such a case?

RFC 1123 section 2.1, especially the last sentence.

Tony.
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