Domain Name System (DNS) Case Insensitivity Clarification, January 2006
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 1034, RFC 1035, RFC 2181
- D. Eastlake 3rd
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Domain Name System (DNS) names are "case insensitive". This document explains exactly what that means and provides a clear specification of the rules. This clarification updates RFCs 1034, 1035, and 2181. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.