Chromium's "trivial" subdomains: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=881410
This seems awfully shortsighted.
@fribbledom hmm, someone brought this up in my computer networking class and the professor said... it wasn't important??
It is a problem for anyone who cares about DNS and/or security. Maybe your professor doesn't belong to either group
More than you would think. You don't usually see them, since they are mostly implied by the program you use, but here are a few examples:
ftp:// irc:// gopher:// smtp:// imap:// ...
There are literally thousands of established protocols, which are all based on TCP or UDP, but the average user will only ever hear about http and maybe ftp.
How did that work out for you?
@DialMforMara WAIT MY MISSOURI SUMMER CAMP DID TOO
they all had nicknames (we couldn't know their real names?) and to this day I don't know if my counselor called herself Blank or Blink
@ibagail at my camp they used their real names, but my favorite babysitter (and now-friend) used to be a counselor at a Girl Scout camp in Illinois and they all used nicknames
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