Let 'localhost' be localhost.
draft-west-let-localhost-be-localhost-03

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Abstract

This document updates RFC6761 by requiring that the domain "localhost." and any names falling within ".localhost." resolve to loopback addresses. This would allow other specifications to join regular users in drawing the common-sense conclusions that "localhost" means "localhost", and doesn't resolve to somewhere else on the network.

Authors

Mike West (mkwst@google.com)

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