[dns-operations] Anyone from AWS here?

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Mon Oct 9 10:23:59 UTC 2017

Colm MacCárthaigh <colm at stdlib.net> wrote:
> That means we're caught between two different 'standard' worlds which
> occasionally conflict, the programming ones, and the DNS ones.

To be fair, the DNS convention is pretty peculiar. Almost everything that
has \ backslash escapes is octal - the only thing I have found other than
the DNS that uses decimal \ escapes is Lua.


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