Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 22:14:42 -0700 From: Tim Hockin <thockin@...gle.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: Would not love to see reconsideration for domain and search Maybe I am confused.. On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 7:14 PM, John Levine <johnl@...c.com> wrote: > DNS search lists seemed like a good idea back in the 1980s. Then in > 1990 they added .CS for Czechoslovakia to the DNS root, and in > Computer Science departments all over the world, addresses like > joe@...do.cs stopped working, since the search list that used to turn > it into joe@...do.cs.stateu.edu didn't do that any more. If I have a search path of "stateu.edu" and ndots=2, and I resolve "frodo.cs", wouldn't that FIRST try frodo.cs.stateu.edu. BEFORE frodo.cs. ?
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