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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] HttpComponents Client 4.1 release based on RC1
Date Fri, 14 Jan 2011 18:58:41 GMT
On Fri, 2011-01-14 at 18:52 +0000, sebb wrote:
> On 14 January 2011 18:32, Moore, Jonathan <Jonathan_Moore@comcast.com> wrote:
> > Re: bogus.example.com. I agree this isn't perfect, although I think the
> > likelihood of this hostname appearing is low, given that example.com is
> > reserved and run by IANA. Perhaps add a comment or unit test failure
> > message to that effect (I.e. "If I break, please check whether
> > bogus.example.com has become DNS-resolvable before other debugging
> > efforts."). This is likely a better bang-for-the-buck solution than trying
> > to debug the vagaries of DNS resolution of completely invalid TLDs on
> > various OS (especially the one the CI server runs on).
> 
> What do you mean by completely invalid TLDs?
> 
> The TLD ".invalid" is not invalid in the sense that it is not
> syntactically correct.
> 
> And choosing a subdomain of a valid domain will not work with DNS
> providers such as OpenDNS.
> 
> Note that example.com is defined as reserved by
> http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2606.html, which also defines ".invalid"
> as a TLD.
> 
> > Thoughts?
> >

Folks

I tweaked the test case to not require a real DNS lookup call. Can we
all move on now?

Oleg



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