RE: Can domain names have a dash (-)?
Dashes are allowable, but you'll probably be refused the new name
because it's too similar to the old one. If it confuses a mail reader,
the mail reader's author should be shot.
>From: Gerry Jensen[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: 21 August 1996 20:43
>Cc: The recipient's address is unknown.
>Subject: Can domain names have a dash (-)?
>Recently, another company approached us requesting to take our domain
>from us. They claim they have it trademarked which we haven't really
>investigated yet. Anyway, if we do have to change our domain name, we
>might want to change it to 'opti-med.com'. Does anyone know if it is
>legal to have a dash (-) in a domain name? If it is legal, could any
>problems arise from it's use (like confusing mail readers)?
>PS: Sorry, I know this isn't a Debian-specific question, but I thought
>ask here because I know Debian users are the smartest, most coolest
>(and gals) around. :)