RFC 2100

The Naming of Hosts, April 1 1997

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J. Ashworth

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2100

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This RFC is a commentary on the difficulty of deciding upon an acceptably distinctive hostname for one's computer, a problem which grows in direct proportion to the logarithmically increasing size of the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.

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