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    SubjectRe: host name length
    Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    >>| POSIX nowadays contains
    >>| and
    >>| for programs to use to learn about the maximum host name length which is
    >>| allowed. _POSIX_HOST_NAME_MAX is the standard-required minimum maximum
    >>| and the value must be 256.
    > [...]
    > Please also consider the DNS FAQ. If a (DNS) hostname cannot be longer than X
    > chars (I don't have the number handy ATM), HOST_NAME_MAX should not be any
    > greater than X also.

    Hi Jan,
    Can you be more specific, please? about (which) DNS FAQ.
    I found several "DNS FAQ"s, but nothing specific about
    DNS hostname lengths.

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