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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/main http_vhost.c
Date Tue, 03 Feb 1998 20:24:01 GMT
On Tue, 3 Feb 1998, Martin Kraemer wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 03, 1998 at 07:51:37PM +0000, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > > The error could even include a link to a guess (ie. strip the extra '.'s),
> > > just not do it automagically.
> 
> OTOH, we could do it the other way round: strip of _any_ trailing dots,
> then _always_ add exactly one before doing the resolving. That is
> consistent internally (looks up a host only once) but guarantees that
> all host names are interpreted as absolute.
> 
> Silly?

Yes, because it will break when people are relying on the fact that "foo"
is really "foo.znep.com" but znep.com just happens to be my domain and my
machine knows that, so...


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