User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; OSF1 alpha; en-US; rv:1.7a) Gecko/20040110 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; OSF1 alpha; en-US; rv:1.7a) Gecko/20040110 URL cannot be resolved. I get 'acquire_identify_engage.typepad.com could not be found. Please check the name and try again.'. host -a acquire_identify_engage.typepad.com results in a valid ip address. Why doesn't this URL work with mozilla? Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Try above URL 2. Not error message
WFM - 10 hours old based trunk build - WinXP-Sp1.
WFM on Linux as well...
Assignee: general → darin
Component: Browser-General → Networking
QA Contact: general → benc
It works for me on Mac OS X, but that isn't a valid hostname. You can't use underscores in hostnames.
So mozilla will only accept/resolve 'valid' hostnames even though simple DNS utilities (e.g. nslookup, host) will resolve the 'invalid' hostname? Is there any workaround to get mozilla to even try this name?
There might be a difference in API usage between programs. Darin and any crack OSF/1 contributors can probably figure that out.
Summary: URL cannot be resolved → DNS: URL cannot be resolved
RFC 1033 appears to allow underscores in host names (possibly an oversight), but RFC 3467 disallows them. (I may be wrong, but I think that RFC 952 is still the working definition, though RFC 821 and its successors also deal with it). This has been hashed over many times in various fora as a search on Google will show. Unless there are 'phishing' implications should not the basic rule of being liberal in what one accepts imply that Mozilla should accept any DNS resolvable host name? Having said that, the tendency seems to be in the direction of greater rigour.
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Comment 4 should be answered before this is closed. Personally, I think that we should adhere to the letter of RFC 3467, but maybe a liberal 'acceptance policy' is wanted ...
WFM Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20050929 Firefox/1.6a1
Is this still an issue with recent builds ?
marking incomplete True64 supports ends today
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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