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Re: localhost.localdomain

On 06-Oct-05, 07:22 (CDT), Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote: 
> On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 02:04:44PM +0200, Klaus Ethgen wrote:
> Problems can have many causes. One of them may be that
> localhost.localdomain is unexpected; another may be that the software
> you were using is buggy, or misconfigured. Also, it could be that the
> problem you experienced back then has been fixed in the mean time.

When proposing a variation from long-standing historical practice,
shouldn't the onus be on the on making the change? What problem does
'localhost.localdomain' solve? Why is is better than just 'localhost',
which has been common practice for oh, what, 20+ years?


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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