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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] valid nowhere.net used as an invalid domai
Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] valid nowhere.net used as an invalid domain
Wed, 2 Aug 2017 11:20:01 -0600
> Bob Proulx wrote:
> > While browsing through user.php I see that the email address
> > address@hidden is used as an invalid marker. That is quite
> > bad because obviously nowhere.net is a valid domain name. It is
> > currently owned by a domain squatter but has previously been in use.
> > This isn't causing us any current problems but obviously we shouldn't
> > be using valid domains as invalid markers. Just noting it here by way
> > of communication.
> maybe use something like address@hidden
My goal was to keep the communication and education up that people
should not use valid domain names as sentinel markers. It is somewhat
of a pet peeve of mine. I see it done a lot. And eventually it
always causes problems.
In this case I would be inclined to use the .invalid domain.