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Re: [SLUG] [SLIGHTLY OT] Machine Names
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] [SLIGHTLY OT] Machine Names
- From: James Wilkinson <jamesw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun Oct 8 19:21:39 2000
- Reply-to: James Wilkinson <jamesw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sat, 07 Oct 2000, Scott Howard generated:
>Something to keep in mind is that underscore (ie, _ ) is technically not
>a valid character in DNS, and thus should probably be avoided in hostnames.
>However, a dash - is valid, so blue-midget is fine!
Actually, i've jsut checked, and because the machine is a) a useless NT
machine, and b) on a private network, i've actually left it out of the
DNS. I also can't remember if it was an underscore or a hyphen
 Blue Migdet. Blue Screen. It was funny at the time.
No, I was looking for warez. The pornography was just a useful byproduct.
-- Dave Coote